[IMTF] On the Islamic Theology of Poverty

In my previous essay I explored how the Islamic tradition lends itself to multiple interpretations regarding the Islamic theology of poverty. While there are traditions that endorse the acquisition of wealth and praise richness, there…

[IMTF] Cultivating Virtues in Times of Pandemic

Many people have experienced intense anger and fear in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdowns and their subsequent toll on social interaction. During the pandemic, people suffered a loss of control and were confronted by…

[Book Review] Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba‘thist State: Contending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003 by Hawraa Al-Hassan | Reviewed by Kristin Hillers

Hawraa Al-Hassan, Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba‘thist State: Contending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003.Edinburgh University Press, 2020. 264 pages. $29.95, paperback. Hawraa Al-Hassan’s Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba‘thist State: Contending Discourses of…