Honor Versus Freedom

In response to: Islam, Blasphemy, and the East-West Divide Khomeini and the Islamic Republic took the lead in trying to regain Islam’s lost honor and glory, which meant eradicating insults to the faith. More Responses A Clash of the Sacred and the Secular by Nader Hashemi Where should freedom of speech begin and end? Should anything be held as sacred? All emerging democracies struggle with these questions. Iran’s Revolution Reconsidered by Luma Simms Khomeini rejected democracy because of its “Western dimension.” Islam and the West: Mustafa Akyol Responds by Mustafa Akyol A Muslim Enlightenment might take root in the West more than anywhere else. Read more: lawliberty.org