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The Sources of Rigidity and Flexibility in Islamic Thought

First printed in The Orange Crescent, vol. 13, no. 3, March, 1987 by Dr. Irfan A. Khan. Continue reading

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A Brief Analysis of the Connection between the Organization (Nazm)1 and the Subjects of Surah as-Sajdah: Sama‘,2 Basar,3 Fu’ad,4 Kitab Allah5 and the Imamat6 Salehah7 by Dr. Irfan A. Khan, May , 2004 . Translated in English by Nusba Ahsan.

Surah as-Sajdah verses 23-30 [read full article here]

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Surah as-sajda kay nazm owr mazameen kay baham rabt ka muktasar jaiza, Urdu – Zindagi, May 2004

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Peace in a Pluralistic World, UNESCO Conference, 1998

In this essay I will examine the notion that, from the Qur’anic perspective, a faith community is essentially a peace mission…….. [read full article here]

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Symposium: Promoting Commonalties of Religious Identities – As a Way to Peace. Dr. Irfan Ahmad Khan.

We need a theory that explains plurality of religious identities.  [read full article here]

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Peace and Moral Renewal Through Interfaith Collaboration. Dr. Irfan Ahmad Khan.

Time has come for all truly religious persons to work together for Peace on Earth… [read full article here]

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“A Critical Look at Christian Ethics” – A Book Review. Dr. Irfan A. Khan. Islamic Horizons/Special Issue (on the martyrdom of Prof. Ismail Faruqi), 1986.

Professor Faruqi is no longer among us.  But he is a martyr. And Martyrs do not die. [read full article here]

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The Concept of Islamic Revolution in Mawdudi’s Islamic Movement. Dr. Irfan Khan, 2003.

What is Sayyid Abdul A’la Mawdudi’s view of “Islamic Change”?  What is, in his view, the nature of transformation brought about by Islam in the individual as well as in the society? [read full article here]

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Muslim Strategy Statement in World Affairs. Dr. Irfan A. Khan with joint authership with Prof. Nijatullah Siddiqui, Dr. Ataullah Siddiqui, & Prof. Sulayman S. Nyang: April, 2002.

What follows is a discussion of the principle areas where cooperation among religious communities as well as between religious communities and other institutions may help us to move together towards a better world. [read full article here]

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The Pseudo-Religiosity is Leading Human Civilization to Commit Suicide

Irfan Ahmad Khan Ph.D. The following is an effort to develop an agenda for true religiosity. True religiosity, is seriously concerned with human destiny. It invites all conscientious people _ even those who have, apparently, rejected religion _ to work … Continue reading

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