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How the law in the Maldives paved the way for a Sunni legal tradition
It could be argued that Sunni Islam has been predominantly practised in the Maldives since the earliest written Islamic history.
How progressive, cosmopolitan and social justice-oriented Islam can help overcome sectarianism
There is a critical mass of well-informed Muslims for whom Sunni and Shi’i Islam are not fundamental to how they view themselves as Muslims.
Death penalty for apostasy: Selected Sunni and Shi’a scholars’ views in favour of abolition
A change of religion is a personal matter and should not lead to any form of punishment, let alone the death penalty.