Writings by Mark Durie

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Sydney Sermons, Islamic Incitement Quadrant OnlineMay 7, 2024
A Primer on Hamas; Part 8: Some Concluding Thoughts, Including about the Future MarkDurie.comOctober 29, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 7: What Are the Rules of War? MarkDurie.comOctober 27, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 6: Is Antisemitism Part of the Problem MarkDurie.comOctober 26, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 5: What Is the Occupation? MarkDurie.comOctober 25, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 4: Who Are the Palestinians? MarkDurie.comOctober 24, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 3: Who Supports Hamas? MarkDurie.comOctober 23, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 2: Why Does Hamas Think It Will Win? MarkDurie.comOctober 21, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 1: What Is Hamas? MarkDurie.comOctober 20, 2023
After the Hamas Deluge The Spectator AustraliaOctober 14, 2023
Divisive Australia: Promotes Islam, Shuns Christianity The SpectatorDecember 16, 2022
The Dhimmitude of the West: A New Trajectory? Markdurie.comDecember 1, 2021
Muslim Leaders Must Challenge the Theological Drivers of Jihad QuadrantNovember 29, 2021
What Is Islam's Relationship to Christianity? Lausanne Global AnalysisNovember 2021
Abrahamic Dreaming: Is Abraham a Point of Unity for Islam, Christianity, and Judaism? Intercede MagazineNovember-December 2020
The Word or the Sword? Christianity and Islam Meet in Hyde Park Markdurie.comJuly 26, 2021
Australian Imams Stand up for Shariah QuadrantFebruary 25, 2021
A New Law to Contain Islamic Radicalism Threatens French Protestants Markdurie.comFebruary 3, 2021
Why Macron's Plan to Tame Islam Will Fail QuadrantNovember 27, 2020
Joe Biden Courts Islam, not Muslims JNSAugust 12, 2020
Islam, COVID-19, and the Divine Decree MarkDurie.comMay 20, 2020
Why the Qur'an Urges Violence The Interface InstituteJune 8, 2019
Ishmael is Not the Father of the Arabs Markdurie.comMarch 6, 2019
Terrorists not defaming Islam, but attempting to observe it The AustralianMay 16, 2018
Saudi-Exported Koran Fuels Islamic Extremism QuadrantNovember 2, 2017
The Myth of the Extremist The Spectator (Australia)June 17, 2017
Muslim Aversion to Non-Muslim Rule and the Jakarta Riots The New English ReviewNovember 2016
It's not Personal, It's Islam The SpectatorJuly 2, 2016
Obama Doesn't Understand Jihadist Doctrine The Washington ExaminerJune 30, 2016
An Australian Minister's Misconceptions about Islam and Christianity The AustralianJanuary 1, 2016
Is Islam a Religion of Peace? Independent Journal ReviewDecember 16, 2015
The Paris Attacks Were Not 'Nihilism' but Sacred Strategy Lapido MediaNovember 16, 2015
Sex Slavery and the Islamic State On Line OpinionJuly 3, 2015
Challenging Islam's License to Kill FrontPage MagazineMarch 25, 2015
Hatred as an Article of Faith QuadrantFebruary 23, 2015
One Hundred Years of Jihad in Australia Markdurie.comJanuary 1, 2015
Jihadi Islam: A Response to John Azumah FulcrumSeptember 30, 2014
Muslims Need Truth and Love EternitySeptember 26, 2014
Complexity, Truth and the Islamic State: a Response to John Azumah and Colin Chapman markdurie.comSeptember 5, 2014
How Dissimulation about Islam is Fuelling Genocide in the Middle East Lapido MediaAugust 12, 2014
The Koran and Child Marriage markdurie.comJune 14, 2014
Boko Haram and the Dynamics of Denial Frontpage MagazineMay 15, 2014
Tony Blair on the Islamist Threat Frontpage MagazineMay 1, 2014
The Rising Sex Traffic in Forced Islamic Marriage Quadrant OnlineMarch 2014
Multiculturalism's Child Brides Quadrant OnlineFebruary 26, 2014
Islam's Second Crisis: The troubles to come markdurie.comFebruary 13, 2014
Jihad: A harvest of bitter destruction continues to escalate World MagazineOctober 2, 2013
Violence and Context in Islamic Texts Gatestone InstituteJune 20, 2013
Salafis and the Muslim Brotherhood: What is the difference? June 6, 2013
Islamophobia Comes to Canberra Gatestone InstituteMay 31, 2013
Wilders in Australia and the "Islamic Problem" - Part II May 29, 2013
The Woolwich Killing: "We must fight them as they fight us." May 22, 2013
Wilders in Australia and the "Islamic Problem" - Part I March 14, 2013
'Insider Killings' in Afghanistan FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 24, 2012
The Ramadan Olympics and Islam's "Law of Necessity" Gatestone InstituteJuly 30, 2012
Islam's Tradition of Breaking the Cross Stonegate InstituteMarch 9, 2012
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Islamic Antisemitism Drives the Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
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Whatever happened to Christianity? A Tafsir for Muslim Scholars and Thinkers Middle East QuarterlySpring 2024
Creating the Qur'an: A Historical-Critical Study Middle East QuarterlyFall 2023
Kidnapped in Iraq: A Christian Humanitarian Tells His Story Middle East QuarterlySummer 2023
The Critical Qur'an: Explained from Key Islamic Commentaries and Contemporary Historical Research Middle East QuarterlySpring 2023
An Anxious Inheritance: Religious Others and the Shaping of Sunni Orthodoxy Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2023
A Guide to Refuting Jihadism: Critiquing Radical Islamist Claims to Theological Authenticity Lapido MediaFebruary 4, 2014
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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Muslims in the West: Loyal to Whom? MEF WireJanuary 18, 2012
Muslims in the West: Loyal to Whom? MEF WireJanuary 20, 2011
MEF in the Media
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: Free Speech Implications of a Proposed Ban on "Islamophobia" Hudson InstituteJanuary 17, 2014
Middle East Forum Blog
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What to Tell Would-be Jihadis Markdurie.comAugust 12, 2016
Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God? Markdurie.comJanuary 23, 2016
Open Letter to President Obama about Christmas Bells in the Middle East Markdurie.comDecember 27, 2015
Is the West Indebted to Islam? QuadrantDecember 10, 2015
Love and Truth in the War against ISIS Lapido MediaNovember 20, 2015
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
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Stop opening churches to Muslims Washington TimesFebruary 23, 2011