Articles by Stephen Schwartz & Irfan Al-Alawi

From Mecca to Medjugorje - Part 2

Continued from Part 1... For Muslims themselves, significant reform measures in the Saudi domain would include ending the Wahhabi monopoly in religious life, abolishing the so-called "religious police" or mutawiyin who terrorize the public in the name of morals, an Read More

From Mecca to Medjugorje - Part 1

What happens when cities that owe their prominence and wealth to religion undergo uncontrolled growth, proposed redesign, or decline? Muslims around the world have asked serious questions over the past three years about the future of Mecca and Medina, the... Read More

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