Tag Archives: Ehre und Schande

(Deutsch) USA: Ehrenmord in Phoenix

(Deutsch) (Institut für Islamfragen, dk, 08.05.2019) Clarion Project (Washington, USA) berichtete, dass ein Muslim in Phoenix (Bundesstaat Arizona) verhaftet worden sei, weil er vier Personen in einem Fall von Ehrenmord getötet haben soll – seine Frau, zwei Töchter und den Mann, von dem er annahm, dass er eine Affäre mit seiner Frau hatte.

Honour killings and Emancipation – 
Gender roles in Immigrant Culture against the backdrop of a Middle East understanding of “Honour” and “Shame”

As part of the symposium “Honour Killings and Emancipation” from the Post-Graduate Seminar “Perception of Gender Differences within Religious Symbol-Systems”, Julius-Maximillian-University, Wuerzburg, 19.01.2006.

Honor Killings and Ideas of Honor in Societies of Islamic Character

Honor killings take place today not only in the eastern part of Turkey. In Germany, too, and in the other countries of Europe, women die “for reasons of honor”. Till now, German criminal investigative departments do not compile any separate statistics, but unofficial statistics quote at least 49 honor killings or attempts at such in Germany between 1996 and 2005. The United Nations estimate that ca. 5000 honor killings (along with a high number of unreported cases) have been committed world-wide.

Is Multiculturalism (Multi-Culti) at an End?

“Multi-culti” – a catchword we all know. A concept that today is looked at rather critically but, in past decades, was to a large extent a guideline for the shared life of Christians and Muslims in Europe, even if by far not everyone was aware of this premise. Multi-culti – a result of an historical development into which we have stumbled rather than consciously planned and controlled. A development that, in addition, resulted from the false intellectual premises that accompanied the contemplation of the migration of Muslim workers to Germany, as well as from indifference and ignorance.

Islam and Christianity Nr. 2/2006 (6. Jg.)

Purity and Honor in Islam Contents: Editorial The Meaning of Purity for Man’s Relationship to God in Islam (Hans-Martin Killguss) The Search for Purity through ritual abolution (Carsten Polanz) Honor killings and Ideas of Honor in Societies of Islamic Character (Christine Schirrmacher) Muslim Traditions (Daniel Hecker) Book Reviews PDF: Islam and Christianity Nr. 2/2006 (6. Jg.)