Chapter IV: The Theology on Apostasy

In order to understand Islamic doctrinal basis for the opposition and intolerant attitude to apostates from Islam, it is essential to examine Islamic scripture, doctrine and theological opinion; in order to understand where the justification for persecution – and in extreme cases death – originates from. This chapter aims to present the relevant verses pertaining […]

Chapter II: The Multiculturalism Backlash

I inform the proud Muslim people of the world that the author of the Satanic Verses book, which is against Islam, the Prophet and the Koran and all those involved in its publication, who were aware of its content, are sentenced to death.  Ayatollah Khomeini (London Evening Standard, February 14, 1989)   This chapter examines […]

Thesis Chapter I: Literature Review

                               Yet we are free to declare, and do declare, that the rights [to religious freedom] hereby asserted are of the natural rights of mankind and that if any act shall be hereafter passed to repeal [an act granting those religious rights]; or to narrow its operation, such act shall be an      infringement of natural […]

Masters Thesis Challenging the 'Freedom of Religion' Concept with regards to the Apostasy Question in Britain.

Much of my inactive blog platform is due to the year long slog of putting this Masters dissertation together, for the purpose of finalising my university degree. Given that I had the freedom to highlight any topic within the field of international relations and granted 15,000 words to do so; naturally it was my opportunity […]