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Gary R. Bunt

Poetry thread

Here's an interesting couple of threads on Sufism, and in particular the de-Islamization of poetry in (some) 'western' translations and their appropriation online. Discover More…

Surveillance Memes for Teens

Perhaps unsurprisingly, I'm not a regular reader of TeenVogue, so have only just come across this article... Vanessa Taylor, Teen Vogue, Muslim Teens Love Surveillance Memes That Give Them a Subversive Way to Cope
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Zaghrouta (?)

Shakira's Super Bowl 'zaghrouta' performance attracts online attention Discover More…

Ramadan Memes

Stepfeed, Make Conversation This Ramadan: 13 Muslim memes for WhatsApp groups Discover More…

'Halal pickup lines'

Stepfeed, People are getting ready for Ramadan ... with halal pickup lines
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Memes and Madhabs

Faisal Ali, On Religion, Memes and Madhabs 15 September 2018

"The memes started a few weeks back by
Zain Siddiqi, a young Muslim from Phoenix, Arizona.
“It began as a bit of fun” he told me. “I really enjoy making memes, but I also enjoy studying Islamic law and different aspects of the religion.”
“Initially I just thought I would tweet one out and it would get 10 likes or something, and I would just go back to making mundane political commentary on whatever was happening” he continues. “But all of a sudden people were saying how much they enjoyed them and how much they were learning from them.”

Diversity in Islam approached through memes.

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