Jesus Christ Byzantine

For early Church Fathers like St. Chrysostom, marriage was primarily a means for chastity. Sexual disobedience and denial by either spouse risked endangering the household and the Church community.[...]

zizek-peterson-muslim

The “debate of the century” was on capitalism, Marxism, and happiness. This essay aims to compare the points of these two viral intellectuals to the Islamic tradition.[...]

jahiliyya prophethood

A cross-pollination of religious influences in pre-Islamic Arabia resulted in a budding monotheistic tradition and conception of prophethood.[...]

imami legal theory benefits harms maslaha

This article examines the theological principle of “divine laws are subordinate to benefits and harms” in context of Imāmī Shīʿi legal theory.[...]

Ziyara review

A State-of-the-Field review of academic scholarship on Shī’ī ziyārāṭ. This essay compares recent theoretical, geographic, and temporal approaches to ziyāra rituals.[...]

nation of islam

The Nation of Islam is often ostracized for being unorthodox and even heretical, yet Muslims of all denominations have much to learn from them.[...]