Interviews

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A Front for Islamic Renaissance

October 28, 2013 by Shanon Shah (The Nut Graph)

By Shanon Shah | 08 April 2010 DR Ahmad Farouk Musa, cardiothoracic surgeon and academic, is also founder and chairperson of the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF). With the many Islamic groups already flooding the Malaysian landscape, do we need more Islamic organisations? Ahmad […]

Understanding Evangelical Christianity in Malaysia

September 7, 2012 by Ahmad Fuad Rahmat

An interview with Chris Chong by Ahmad Fuad Rahmat Much controversy has erupted over the past year regarding the purported threat of Christianization in Malaysia. In the spirit of dialogue towards better understanding, IRF sits down with Chris Chong to […]

“Kita menyeru tafsiran baru terhadap al-Qur’an” – Dr Jasser Auda

August 16, 2012

Temubual diselenggara oleh Christoph Dreyer Diterjemahkan oleh Dr Ahmad Nabil Amir, Abduh Study Group, IRF Sebuah pusat penyelidikan di Qatar berusaha memberi fokus dan penumpuan yang lebih terhadap dimensi etika dalam Islam. Pengasas pusat tersebut dan pengarahnya, Tariq Ramadan, menyeru […]

An Interview with Tariq Ramadan

August 3, 2012 by Ahmad Fuad Rahmat

From early to late July of this year, leading Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan travelled across the Peninsula to lecture in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Penang and Perlis. In this interview we gather his thoughts on the environment, economics, art, philosophy, the […]

Seksualiti Merdeka: Rakyat perlu sedia dialog secara terbuka, kata IRF

April 8, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Nov – Pengerusi Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa berkata, rakyat Malaysia yang berbilang kaum sepatutnya lebih bersedia untuk berbincang dan berdialog secara terbuka terutamanya dalam isu gender dan seksualiti tanpa melahirkan ancaman dan kecaman. […]

Reforming thought via the Internet

April 8, 2012

New Muslim groups are embracing the new media in an attempt to foster greater discussion of various issues. SANTHA OORJITHAM gauges the impact of three of these groups. YOUNG Muslims Project (YMP) members gather for “open circle” sessions at their […]

Talking About Islam

April 8, 2012

By Shanon [email protected] http://www.thenutgraph.com/talking-about-islam CAN Muslims and non-Muslims question or critique Islamic laws? Are Islamic laws inherently unjust? Should Malaysia be an Islamic state? Does one need to be an Islamic “authority” in order to figure these issues out? Islamic […]

A Front For Islamic Renaissance

April 8, 2012

By Shanon [email protected] http://www.thenutgraph.com/front-for-islamic-renaissance DR Ahmad Farouk Musa, cardiothoracic surgeon and academic, is also founder and chairperson of the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF). With the many Islamic groups already flooding the Malaysian landscape, do we need more Islamic organisations? Ahmad […]

Mixed Views on Ban

March 5, 2012

  PETALING JAYA: Controversy surrounding Seksualiti Merdeka has escalated despite its ban. Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said the wing’s members were uncomfortable and disturbed by the festival. “I think there should be room for dialogue, especially on issues of […]

An Islamic Revolution

January 1, 2012

As Islamic conservatism gains ground in the country, progressive think tank the Islamic Renaissance Front aims to open up space for a more diverse discourse. IT is a bit startling, and even a little unnerving, to open an English translation […]