This is a review of the first issue of the academic online journal Illuminatio (Svjetionik in Bosnian and Almanar in Arabic). It began publication in 2020, and will be published twice a year by Al-Wasatiyya Center for Dialogue based in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The journal is bilingual and appears in Bosnian and English. The Editor-in-Chief is Mustafa Cerić, who was the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1999 to 2012 and holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies at the University of Chicago. The other editors and the advisory board of the journal are prestigious local and international scholars of theology and philosophy from different religions. The stated purpose of journal is to support new ideas about religion, morality, art, nation, society, and state. The magazine aims to affirm Islamic tradition (taṣdīq) as well as to explore innovations of social and political thoughts (tajdīd) through academic articles of scholars studying religion, philosophy, ethics, history, culture, art, statehood, and humanities in the context of Bosnian, regional, and international events.



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