Religious Education in Public Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina…

Ahmet ALIBASIC Religious Education in Public Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina:Towards a Model Supporting Coexistence and Mutual Understanding (Download the complete article at the bottom of the page) Executive Summary This paper is an attempt to define the status of religion in public schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina (heretofore, BH) that will be compatible with

Secularism and Islam

Dilwar HUSSAIN To many people today Islam, of all the world faiths, is probably the least likely to declare itself compatible with secularism. Yet a recent publication (British Secularism and Religion: Islam, Society and the State, 2011), that I helped to edit, argues that Islam can be read in precisely that way. In fact, secularism

Present day Homosexuality – What kind of a challenge to a Muslim ?

Mohammed Belal EL-MOGADDEDI The following does not by any measure claim to constitute a scientific attempt to articulate Islamic viewpoints – based on the Quran and the Sunnah – regarding same-sex-sexuality between two adults, commonly known as gay, lesbian relationships or homosexual relationships.Furthermore, it is also not a reflection on the different theories, which exist

Models of State-Church Relations in Europe and the USA…

Ahmet ALIBASIC Models of State-Church Relations in Europe and the USA and Their Consequences This paper has the humble aim of providing a short survey of the current state of theory and practice of state-church relations in Europe and the United States. More precisely, the topic of this essay is the relationship between two hierarchies,