From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
An exploration of secularism and public religiosity in post-revolution Tunisia, Nadia el Fani's Neither Allah, Nor Master serves more as a vehicle for an intellectual who poses as a victim of Islamism. The film attempts to probe into the question of fasting and alcohol sales during the Islamic month of Ramadan when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, and when many liquor stores close their doors. The premise is simple: an atheist Tunisian is at the ...Keep Reading »
Khelil Bouarrouj is a New York University graduate student in Near Eastern studies at the Hagop Kevorkian Center. He has previously published for al Akhbar English and is a writer and editor for the Kevorkian Center's Kalamna blog. Forthcoming, he will publish a book review in Crossroads: International Journal of Arabian, Gulf, and Yemeni Studies.
"Inasmuch as the book is about the impossibility of the Islamic state, it is also pronouncedly a sustained critique of modernity… the native Islamic heritage provides as good an example and model for constructing forms of Islamic governance as any Western model, if not even better."click | email | tweet