Here are the Blogs in the Mark Durie
Sunday, 10 July 2016
by Mark Durie
A widely-publicised Iftar dinner, intended to show that Malcolm Turnbull gets what it means to be inclusive, ended badly after he was advised that one of his guests, Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, had taught that Islam prescribes death for adulterers, and homosexuals spread diseases. No rogue ...Read More...
Posted on 07/10/2016 8:04 AM by Mark Durie
Thursday, 17 December 2015
Days after the ISIS-inspired terrorist attack in San Bernardino, President Obama’s address to the nation concerning the threat of ISIS missed the mark. In fact, President Obama seemed at times to be more concerned with Americans ostracizing Muslim communities through “suspicion and hate,” than he was ...Read More...
Posted on 12/17/2015 4:47 AM by Mark Durie
Thursday, 19 November 2015
LEADING commentator Janet Daley's article in Saturday's Telegraph ‘The West is at war with a death cult’ stands for everything that is woeful about European elites’ response to Islamic jihad.
It is a triumph of religious illiteracy.
The jihadist enemy, she asserts, is utterly unintelligible, so ...Read More...
Posted on 11/19/2015 8:58 AM by Mark Durie
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Two cases recently came to public attention of NSW girls being married to older men in unregistered religious ceremonies, allegedly with the approval of their guardians. The first case was of a 14-year-old girl who reported she was deceived into marrying a 21-year-old. After being subjected to ...Read More...
Posted on 02/26/2014 12:00 AM by Mark Durie
Sunday, 16 February 2014
In What Went Wrong, Bernard Lewis charted the decline of Islam in the modern era and the resulting theological crisis for the Muslim world.
Now Islam is going through a second crisis, caused by the repeated failures of revivalist responses to the first crisis. This second crisis, combined with the ...Read More...
Posted on 02/16/2014 12:00 AM by Mark Durie
Monday, 10 October 2011
Dr. Mark Durie, Australian human rights advocate and Anglican Minister, author of The Third Choice: Islam, Dhimmitude and Freedom had a post on his blog presenting his views of the Coptic massacres in Egypt, A Double-Bind Upon the Copts: dhimmitude in action. See our NER review of ...Read More...
Posted on 10/10/2011 11:13 PM by Mark Durie
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Mark Durie, Author of The Third Choice, Islam, Dhimmitude and Freedom
From MarkDurie.com, Monday, August 15, 2002
This blog post is about how to speak reasonably about sensitive topics, and specifically ones which can give rise to charges of vilification.
In ideal world, ...Read More...
Posted on 08/16/2011 11:39 PM by Mark Durie