Author: Jon MC

Tropes about Islam

Jon MC Trope: “A significant or recurrent theme; a motif.” (OED). “A common or overused theme or device.” (Mirriam-Webster). In the west there are a number of such tropes about...

Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam

In the immediate aftermath of the ISIS-claimed massacre of civilians in Tunisia David Cameron, the U.K.’s Prime-minister has once again assured the British public and non-Muslims worldwide that the attack...

‘Hypocrites’ According to the Koran

Preface The Koran has a lot to say about “hypocrites”. Muhammad and Allah are very troubled by both their existence and their activities. However the Koran is rather less forthcoming about...