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The goal of the Halal Monk project was to revive the tradition of encounters and debates between monks, preachers and artists of different faiths. The Halal Monk, a Christian theologian, did so through conversations with influential spiritual leaders, academics and artists of the Islamic world.

The Halal Monk conversations with spiritual leaders and artists from the Muslim were an effort to find new inspiration on the often convoluted crossroads of religion, spirituality and society to help us transcend some of our current global tensions and conflicts.

Michael Muhammad Knight - Inside on the outside: Punk, Magic and Wrestling in Islam

Michael Muhammad Knight

Musdah Mulia - The tawhid of human rights

Musdah Mulia

Yassin Alsalman – The Narcycist

Yassin Alsalman

Mona Siddiqui - Jesus, Islam and interfaith humbleness

Mona Siddiqui

Ousmane Ag Moussa - The Blues of the Desert

Ousmane Ag Moussa

Ziauddin Sardar - Critical Muslims, transmodern tradition

Ziauddin Sardar

Amir Sulaiman – The Poetry of Creation

Amir Sulaiman

Dr. D. Latifa - The destruction of normative Islam

Dr. D. Latifa

Muazzam Fateh Ali Khan – Sufis, extremists and Madonna

Muazzam Fateh Ali Khan

Tahir Hameed Tanoli – Reflections on Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal

Mithu and Gonga Saien – Drums, drugs and devotion

Mithu and Gonga Saien

Ahmad Rafique Akhtar - Researching God

Prof. Ahmad Rafique Akhtar

Abdida Parveen - Sufi Kalam

Abida Parveen

M.A.S Abdel Haleem – The language of the Qur’an

M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

Farhat Abbas Shah – Muslim microfinance

Farhat Abbas Shah

Fatima Rafiy - Halal Fashion

Noor D'Izar

Aki Nawaz - Fundamental Dissent

Aki Nawaz

Ajaz Ahmed Khan - Sharia Compliant Finance

Ajaz Ahmed Khan

Kudsi Erguner - Become like a Ney

Kudsi Erguner

Abdal Hakim Murad - Authority within Islam

Abdal Hakim Murad

Peter Sanders - Images of Islam

Peter Sanders

Imam Shamsi Ali - Interreligious efforts

Imam Shamsi Ali

Abdulwahid Van Bommel - The secret of the Masnavi

Abdulwahid Van Bommel

Cyrus McGoldrick - The Raskol Khan

Cyrus McGoldrick

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf - Faith, fear and love

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Aman Ali - Stand-up Islam

Aman Ali

Amina Wadud - Reformed theology

Amina Wadud

U-Cef - The Moroccan digitalizer


Steffen Stelzer - Sufism in Turkey today

Steffen Stelzer

Syed Farid Alatas - Fighting muslim extremism

Syed Farid Alatas