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Topic: Rageh Omaar

The history of the Ottomans highlights the tension in Islam between religious and secular law

BBC series explores how the Suleiman the Magnificent submitted Sharia law to his own will

Can the BBC handle the awkward truth about the Ottoman Empire?

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was right to make a sharp break with Turkey’s imperial past

In practice Christians and Muslims can work together. But our thinking is worlds apart

The Koran is believed to be the immutable word of God, and so, unlike the Bible, cannot be seen historically

The BBC’s groundbreaking series on Muhammad leaves open some startling incoherences

Can contemporary Muslims reconcile history with a model of revelation that claims to be ahistorical?