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One year after the shock and outrage of 7/7, we have an optimistic report from the frontline of Islamic reform. In the past couple of decades, the promise that Europe’s Muslim minorities would act as a bridgehead between a beleaguered Islam and the west has not been fulfilled. If anything, a culturally disoriented second and even third generation of Muslims has been disproportionately drawn to the reassuring certainties of fundamentalism and identity politics. But things may be starting to change, especially in Britain, where a more confident Muslim middle class is emerging and wants a faith that is relevant to…

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