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The Hadith on “Non-Muslim Minorities”

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Don’t Be a Literalist About Human Rights!

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Questions About Democracy You’re Not Supposed to Ask

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There is No “Pluralism” in Science

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The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

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The Logic of Patriarchy

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