Philip Wood is Associate Professor at the Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London. He teaches courses on Islamic History and the Study of Religion and is currently writing an RE curriculum on Islam. He has written on the subjects of contemporary Islam, social integration and religious education for REOnline, Integration Hub and Middle East Eye. Follow him on [email protected]
Published in: TransformationWhat should we teach our children about religion?
Learning about different worldviews is a critical component of education for democracy.
Published in: openDemocracyUKAre British values really Islamic values?
And if so, is the onus on British values to recede to allow ample space for Islamic identity?
Published in: openDemocracyUKMore religion?
It is an error for politicians and institutions to invite British Muslims to think about extremism as Muslims,...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaDemocracy in Kurdistan: more losers than winners
The power structures of the KRG remain clan-based. The extended family is trusted over outsiders and marriage...