Tag: Muhammad

The ISIS Flag Hoax

tabsir , November 5th, 2021

A fascinating commentary by Ahmed El Shamsy on the ISIS flag logo as a hoax from a 19th century forged letter attributed to Muhammad. Check it out here.


Varisco on the Baghdadi Ratl

tabsir , July 2nd, 2021

On Thursday, July 8 , 2021 (4 pm Berlin time, 10 am New York time) I will be giving an online presentation on my search for the metric…


Apostasy and the Prophet

tabsir , April 16th, 2021

There is an excellent discussion of the origins and extent of apostasy laws in Islamic contexts by Dr. Ahmet Kuru,  Porteous Professor of Political Science at San Diego…


Muslim Women Hadith Scholars

tabsir , March 20th, 2021

The image of an Islamic scholar engaged in memorization, collection or engagement with the many traditions (hadith, singular) of the Prophet Muhammad is invariably that of a male….