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Muslims who are generally considered as belonging to one of the liberal movements within Islam.


Islamic feminists



Abbas el-Akkad

Abdolkarim Soroush

Abdul Hadi Palazzi

Abdul Majeed Khwaja

Abdul Sattar Khan Niazi

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

Adnan Al-Rifaey

Ahmad Al-Qabbanji

Ahmad Surkati

Ahmed Al-Gubbanchi

Ahmed Subhy Mansour

Ali Gomaa

Ali Mohammad Dastgheib Shirazi

Ali Shariati

American Islamic Forum for Democracy

Amina Wadud

Amr Khaled

Ansar Burney

Arsham Parsi

Asghar Ali Engineer

Asma Jahangir

Asra Nomani

Assia Djebar

Ayaz Latif Palijo

Azam Taleghani

Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi

Bari Imam

Bassam Tahhan

Bassam Tibi

Bijan Abdolkarimi

Chandra Muzaffar

El-Farouk Khaki

Farzana Hassan

Fatema Mernissi

G. M. Syed

Ghada Jamshir

Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Halim Rane

Hamid Dalwai

Hamza Yusuf

Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari

Hassen Chalghoumi

Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi

Hu Songshan

Hussein-Ali Montazeri

Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad

Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi

Ingrid Mattson

Irshad Manji

Ismail Hadji Maulvi-Mohammed

Jamaliya Syed Khaleel Awn Moulana

Kamal Nawash

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaleel Mohammed

Khalil Abdel-Karim

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Khudi Pakistan

Leila Ahmed

Maajid Nawaz

Mahmoud Mohammed Taha

Mahmoud Taleghani

Mahmud Shaltut

Malek Bennabi

Mehdi Haeri Yazdi

Michael Muhammad Knight

Mohamed Said Ramadan Al-Bouti

Mohammad Khatami

Mohammad Mansoornejad

Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari

Mohammed Abed al-Jabri

Mohammed Tayea

Mohsen Kadivar

Molana Sahibzada Muhammad Masood Ahmad Fareedi Basirpuri

Mona Eltahawy

Mostafa Malekian

Muhammad Abduh

Muhammad Abdul Malek

Muhammad Abu Zahra

Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki

Muhammad Atta-ullah Faizani

Muhammad Husain Azad

Muhammad Loutfi Goumah

Muhammad Sa'id al-'Ashmawi

Muhammad Shahrur

Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

Muhammad al-Tahir ibn Ashur

Mukhtar al-Kunti

Mustafa Al-Maraghi

Mustafa Mahmoud

Nasr Abu Zayd

Nazir Ahmad Dehlvi

Nematollah Salehi Najafabadi

Nilofar Sakhi

Omid Safi

Qamaruzzaman Azmi

Qanta A. Ahmed

Raheel Raza

Rashid Rida

Reza Aslan

Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur

Salim Mansur

Sayyid Al-Qemany

Shah Abdul Wahhab

Shahnaz Bukhari

Shahriar Kabir

Shahtaj Qizilbash

Shaker Al-Nabulsi

Shamsi Ali

Sheikh Abbas

Sufi Barkat Ali

Syed Ahmad Khan

Syed Mohammad Ashraf

Taha Abdurrahman

Tahir Allauddin Al-Qadri Al-Gillani

Tarek Fatah

Tariq Ramadan

Tawfik Hamid


Ulil Abshar Abdalla

Wahida C. Valiante

Warith Deen Mohammed

Yousef Saanei

Zaid Shakir

Zijad Delić

Zuhdi Jasser

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215 news items


Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:58:56 -0800

Like 16th-century Christian reformers, Muslim reformers are returning to their foundational texts and mining them for certain moral guidelines and ethical prescriptions. For one reason or another—political upheaval, war, ideological movements—many ...

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:02:19 -0800

More recently, and corresponding with the rise of Islamic terrorism, a third group is emerging within Islam — Muslim reformers or, as I call them, “modifying Muslims” — who promote the separation of religion from politics and other reforms. Although ...

Washington Post

Washington Post
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Western policymakers today are so fearful of being accused of Islamophobia that they generally won't touch Muslim reformers with a 10-foot pole. They would much rather make nice with the self-proclaimed representatives of “moderate Islam,” who on close ...

ChronicleOracle.com (blog)

ChronicleOracle.com (blog)
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:28:35 -0800

Indeed, Islam needs reform by Muslim reformers who can offer an alternative vision to counter the one the jihadis are peddling; and leaders of these countries need to engage in political and economic reform to eliminate the grievances on which the ...


Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:44:58 -0800

This can be done in solidarity with our Muslim reformers and ex-Muslims. The decisive importance of true diversity of thought cannot be understated, and I cannot think of any three groups - Veterans, intellectuals of philosophy, science & skepticism ...

Breitbart News

Breitbart News
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:48:01 -0800

But every time as the Western left pursues a suicidal policy of ignoring radical Islam – and by doing so, isolating actual Muslim reformers – the West forwards its own suicide, and guarantees additional Western deaths. Ben Shapiro is Senior Editor-At ...

FrontPage Magazine

FrontPage Magazine
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:01:29 -0800

CP-BTV-21 Due to its rarity, it's always notable whenever a top Islamic leader publicly acknowledges the threat of Islamic radicalism and terror. And yet, such denunciations never seem to go beyond words—and sometimes not even that. Thus, in “An Arab ...

The Wire

The Wire
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 20:12:36 -0800

comic nehru sukarno Jakarta: For an Indian, visiting Indonesia can feel like looking into a distorting mirror. Much looks and feels familiar, albeit in an off-kilter manner. On the island of Java, home to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, references to ...

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