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Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam

The worst of creations with Good are those deaf, those dumb who do not use their intellect (Quran;2:18) . "And Allah gives another...

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Asghar Ali Engineer is a rights activist and heads the two organisations, Institute of Islamic Studies and Centre for Study of Society and Secularism. He has authored or edited 44 books on such  issues  as  Islam and communal and ethnic problems in India and South Asia in general. Some of his work is available at http://ecumene.org/IIS/csss.htm

ON RELIGIOUS AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUECONVERSION AND ATTACKS ON CHRISTIANSINDO-PAKFRIENDSHIP - A NEW TURNISLAM ON THE EVE OF THE 21ST CENTURY
COMPOSITE CULTURE - CELEBRATION OF INDIAN UNITYPOLITICS OF VIOLENCETHE CONCEPT OF ISLAMIC STATEONE YEAR OF THE BJP GOVERNMENT AND THE MINORITIES
KOSOVO AND NATO BOMBINGDEMOCRACY AND ITS PROBLEMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIESRECONSTRUCTION OF ISLAMIC THOUGHTDEMEANING SECULARISM
ISLAM AND SECULARISMMUSLIM WOMEN AND MAINTENANCE INDIAN MUSLIMS AND EDUCATIONWHAT I BELIEVE
MEDIA AND MINORITIESMINORITIESAND KARGIL CONFLICTISLAM AND PLURALISM MEDIA AND MINORITIES
PAKISTAN, JIHAD AND ETHNICITYTHE MINORITIES AND THE COMING ELECTIONSON METHODOLOGY OF UNDERSTANDING QUR'AN  ISLAMIC ETHIC 
COMMUNALISM AND COMMUNAL VIOLENCE--1999 THE PAKISTANI TEXT BOOKS AND HATRED AGAINST INDIA THE BJP AND ITS ROOTS IN GUJRAT SIGHTING OF MOON AND PROBLEMS OF MUSLIM CALENDAR 
NATION-BUILDING IN SOUTH ASIA -- PAKISTAN VIOLENCE IN KASHMIR AND DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS IRAN BETWEEN LIBERALISM AND ORTHODOXY MEANING OF ISLAMIC WORSHIP
NATION STATE AND IDENTITY POLITICSTHE BJP AND ITS TWENTY YEARSHUMANKIND'S RELATIONSHIP WITH NATUREMUSLIMS, MODERNITY AND CHANGE
MUHAMMAD (PBUH) AS LIBERATORKASHMIR -- CAN AUTONOMY BE A SOLUTION?MUSLIM WOMEN'S MAINTENANCE - SOME NEW JUDGEMENTSWOMEN AND PERSONAL LAW IN IRAN
THE BJP AND THE MUSLIM FACTORISLAM AND SECULARISMISLAM AND MUSLIMS IN INDIA- PROBLEMS OF IDENTITY AND EXISTENCENKASHMIR  IS PEACE POSSIBLE?
COMMUNAL RIOTS � 2000TVAJPAYEE'S STATEMENTS AND MEDIEVAL HISTORYTRAGEDY OF KERBALA AND IMPORTANCE OF MARTYRDOMSSTHE RSS  AN EVALUATION FROM THE MINORITY PERSPECTIVE
ISLAM AND MUSLIMS IN INDIA- PROBLEMS OF IDENTITY AND EXISTENCEON ABSENCE OF DEMOCRACY IN MUSLIM WORLDKANPUR RIOTS  A WAKE UP CALLON METHODOLOGY OF UNDERSTANDING QURAN
MUSLIM MIDDLE CLASS AND ITS ROLEMUSLIM WOMEN AND FAR REACHING CHANGES IN BANGLADESHINDONESIA  A COUNTRY IN TURMOILCAN VEIL BE ENFORCED?
ATTACK ON WORLD TRADE CENTRE AND ITS IMPLICATIONSON DEVELOPING THEOLOGY OF PEACE IN ISLAMMINGLING OF THE TWO OCEANS- HINDUISM AND ISLAMCLASH OF TERRORS?
PLURALITY OR POLARITY?ON THE CONCEPT OF COMPASSION IN ISLAMMALEGAON  RIOTS � A New Era of Violence?IS CONFEDERATION IN SOUTH ASIA POSSIBLE?
A BRIEF SURVEY OF COMMUNAL SITUATION IN THE POST  BABRI- DEMOLITION PERIODON THE MULTILAYERED CONCEPT OF JIHADCOMMUNAL RIOTS � 2001ISLAMIC WORLD AND CRISIS OF MODERNISM 
A NEW APPROACH FOR ISLAMIC WORLD NEEDEDTHE POLITICAL UNIVERSE OF ISLAMDEFEAT OF BJP IS DEFEAT OF COMMUNALISMON SUFI APPROACH TO ISLAM
BJP'S RIOT - FREE INDIAMINORITIES CANNOT BE AT THE MERCY OF RSSTHE TRAGEDY OF KARBALA AND ITS IMPLICATIONSGUJRAT  AN AREA OF DARKNESS
ALL IS NOT LOST IN GUJRATMYTHS ABOUT MUSLIMS AND THE GUJRAT CARNAGEDA'WAH OR DIALOGUE ROLE OF POLICE IN GUJRAT CARNAGE
COMMUNAL VIOLENCE AND ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETYSOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH TO ISLAMBOMBAY HIGH COURT JUDGEMENT  A LANDMARK JUDGEMENT ON TALAQ NO ELECTION IN GUJRAT FOR NOW PLEASE
ISLAM, GLOBALISATION AND FUNDAMENTALISMSROLE OF RELIGION IN SECULAR SOCIETY POLITICS, VALUE-ORIENTED, NOT POWER-ORIENTEDINTELLECTUAL APPROACH TO ISLAM 
ISLAM AND THE CONCEPT OF KAFIRON ROOTS OF COMMUNAL VIOLENCEA NEW BEGINNING IN KASHMIRRECENT RIOTS IN MAHARASHTRA
ISLAM AND NATIONALISMTHE BJP AND GUJRAT ELECTIONS TRUTH ABOUT GUJRAT CARNAGE -CONCERNED CITIZENS,  TRIBUNALS REPORT ON GUJRATSHARI'AH PUNISHMENTS (HUDUD LAWS) AND NATION-STATES
THE BJP SWEEP IN GUJARAT- A MOMENT OF REFLECTION FOR INDFUNDAMENTALISM AND TERRORISMRELIGION AND ECONOMIC JUSTICEAMBEDKAR, MUSLIMS AND PARTITION
COMMUNAL RIOTS -2002HINDUTVA AND MINORITIESINDIAN MUSLIMS  -- MYTH AND REALITYONE YEAR OF GUJARAT'S SHAME
IS SECULARISM DEAD IN INDIA?THE ROLE OF ULAMA IN FREEDOM STRUGGLEAMERICAN AGGRESSION AGAINST IRAQ -- WHO
IS TERRORIST?
ON SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNALISM
NO JUSTICE NANAVATI, WHAT YOU SAY IS NOT CORRECTRELIGION AND COMMUNALISMMUSLIM WOMEN ON THE MOVEJUSTICE ABORTED IN GUJARAT
UNIFORM CIVIL CODE OR LEGAL PLURALISMFUTURE OF SECULARUSM IN INDIAARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS AND T
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