Islamic Ethics and The Rise of Digital Technology

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) of the twenty-first century have fueled countless futuristic dreams of a just, democratic, people-powered world. The advent of personal computers and the Internet transformed global society from an industrial to…

Classical Kalām and the Laws of Logic

As the nascent field of English-language Islamic philosophy and theology grows, it has become popular to draw parallels between modern thought and classical kalām. Classical kalām is often distinguished from post-classical kalām historically and methodologically:…

Traditional Ulama, Salafism, and Religious Authority

Why do two people read the same text and arrive at different conclusions? What does it mean to follow scripture? What roles and limitations do scholars face when interpreting a text? What happens when scholarly…