Denis MacEoin

Denis MacEoin first graduated with a B.A. and an M.A. in English Language and Literature from Trinity College, Dublin, followed by a second 4-year M.A. in Persian, Arabic, and Islamic Studies from Edinburgh and a PhD in Persian/Islamic Studies from Cambridge (King's College).

He lectured in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Newcastle University, and written several academic books and numerous articles, as well as many pieces of journalism. He wrote reports on hate literature, Shari'a Law, and Islamic schools.

He worked as a writing tutor as the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newcastle University, where he also taught a short course in creative writing ('Writing in Genre'). He was for some years the editor of a US-based journal, The Middle East Quarterly. In 1992, HarperCollins published a volume of his journalism under the title New Jerusalems: Islam, Religious Fundamentalism, and the Rushdie Affair.

He passed away in 2022.

Writings by Denis MacEoin  (View Biography)

Title Date
Can Terrorists be Deradicalized? - Part II2020/08/20
The Future of Israel's Borders: International Law and Islamic Law. Part II2020/07/01
The Future of Israel's Borders: International Law and Islamic Law. Part I2020/06/30
Religious Responses to Coronavirus2020/06/14
'Political Correctness' in the UK: Shut Down Discussion Before It Can Start2020/06/09
The United Nations Human Rights Council Praises Iran2020/04/29
Why Do Liberals Dismiss President Trump's Peace Plan Out of Hand?2020/04/12
Imported Antisemitism and Those Who Support It2020/03/01
Qassem Soleimani: Iran's Latest 'King of Martyrs'?2020/02/13
Can Terrorists be Deradicalized? - Part I2020/02/05
Will the British Public Vote for Antisemitism on December 12?2019/12/09
The Fate of Christians in the Current World2019/12/08
Iran's Crimes against Humanity, 20192019/11/20
A "Guide" to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by the United Church of Christ2019/09/15
Muslims Against Antisemitism2019/08/23
The Longest-Lasting Conspiracy Theory2019/08/15
Forty Years of Iranian Intolerance2019/08/07
An Increasingly Dangerous Stand-off between Civilizations2019/07/28
UK: A Clash of Educations, Part II2019/06/27
UK: A Clash of Educations2019/06/22
Jeremy Corbyn, a Pro-Terrorist Prime Minister?2019/06/03
'Pinkwashing' and Israel: How to Work against Your Own Best Interests2019/05/11
The Nation of Islam and Women's "Social Justice"2019/04/10
The United Church of Christ Wrongfully Attacks Israel2019/03/02
French Muslims and the Secular State2019/02/23
Religion vs. Free Speech2019/02/15
Why Won't the British Left Pick on Someone Else?2019/02/07
European Court of Human Rights Blasphemy Laws: Where a Word out of Place Can Cost Your Life2018/12/11
Britain's Grooming Gangs: Part 32018/10/25
Britain's Grooming Gangs: Part 22018/10/22
Britain's Grooming Gangs: Part 12018/10/20
The British Labour Party's New Definition of Anti-Semitism2018/09/06
Britain's Burka Blues: "I'd Like to Thank Boris Johnson"2018/09/03
On Israel's Nation-State Law2018/08/22
Being Pro-Muslim in a Complicated World2018/08/17
Dignity for the Palestinians2018/07/27
Bishop Graham Tomlin and the Demonization of Israel2018/06/24
Human Rights: Other Views - Part III2018/06/15
Human Rights: Other Views - Part II2018/05/15
Human Rights: Other Views - Part I2018/04/27
Palestinian Christian Theologians against Israel2018/03/25
How the Left Became its Own Worst Enemy - Part II2018/03/02
How the Left Became its Own Worst Enemy – Part I2018/02/27
Does Jihad Really Have "Nothing to do with Islam"?2018/02/24
Death of Democracy? - Part II2018/02/12
Death of Democracy? - Part I2018/02/07
Sexual Harassment East and West2018/01/05
Iran Sends More to the Gallows2018/01/04
The US Embassy Move to Jerusalem vs. The "Peace Process"2017/12/19
Locked up in the Islamic Republic of Iran2017/12/13
Why Did Islamic State Kill So Many Sufis in Sinai?2017/12/10
Refugees, Intersectionalists, and Jews2017/10/03
Common Sense on Campus2017/09/20
How Women are Treated by Islam2017/09/16
Does Condemning Islamic State Jihadis Constitute "Hate Speech"?2017/09/08
Christians Who Libel Israel: The Iona Community2017/08/27
An Open Letter to Omar al-Abed2017/08/07
UK: 23,000 Terrorists and Counting2017/08/03
What Might be Missing in the Muslim World?2017/06/28
No Tolerance for Extremism2017/06/16
Hoodwinking the Kuffar2017/06/09
A Measured Response to Bishop George Browning and Others Interested in the Palestinians2017/06/08
UK Government to Hold Pro-Terrorism Expo in London?2017/05/30
Smokescreens in Islam: Confusing the Public about the Facts2017/04/29
How New is the New Hamas Charter?2017/04/24
Islam in the Heart of England and France2017/04/23
Ireland: Undermining Academia, Implementing Anti-Semitism2017/03/30
Agents of Their Own Destruction2017/02/15
Is Iona Community Sabotaging Itself by Embracing Kairos?2017/02/09
France's New Islamist Guillotine2017/02/07
The Latest Applicant to be "The Muslim Voice"2017/01/31
The Two "Islamophobias"2017/01/26
UnCorked: Ireland's Pseudo-Academic Anti-Israel Hate-Fest2017/01/07
The United Church of Christ: Knowingly Silent on Terrorism2016/12/14
Shari'a Law Meets the Internet2016/12/08
Muslim Imperialism Reaches the United Nations2016/10/29
UK: Labour Party Still Shooting Itself in Both Anti-Semitic, Far-Left Feet2016/10/26
Labour Whitewashes its Anti-Semitism2016/09/15
Prisons: Harvard for Radicals2016/09/06
The Temple Mount and UNESCO2016/08/19
The Pope and Holy War2016/08/03
Western Universities: The Best Indoctrination Money Can Buy2016/06/26
The Impact of Islamic Fundamentalism on Free Speech2016/06/19
Anti-Semitism in the UK Labour Party2016/05/04
The Self-Contradictory Liberals2016/04/23
Open Letter to the Edinburgh University Students' Association2016/04/07
Sharia Law or One Law for All?2016/03/12
Christians Who Demonize Israel - Part III2016/03/03
Free Speech vs. Islamic Law?2016/02/13
Christians Who Demonize Israel - Part II2016/02/09
Christians Who Demonize Israel: Kairos2016/01/27
The Spreading Scent of Cologne2016/01/26
EU Makes Up Bogus Laws to Target -- Guess Who?2015/12/10
The City of Light Goes Dark2015/11/20
The Shi'ite Leopard: Iran's Religious Persecution2015/10/25
Deceit, not Justice: Palestinian Lies Peddled Again2015/09/30
The Arab States and the Refugees2015/09/16
Nuclear Jihad2015/09/07
The New Racists: Christians Who Hate Israel2015/08/30
Islamophobia: Fact or Fiction?2015/08/15
Open Letter to the Archbishop of Westminster2015/07/30
The NGO Campaign to Destroy Israel2015/07/17
The Upside-Down World of University Human Rights2015/06/13
Ban Everything. Ban Books. Ban Art. Ban Films.2015/06/11
Raif Badawi and Saudi "Justice"2015/06/08
The Erosion of Free Speech2015/05/03
The Academic War on Israel2015/04/23
Iran's Supreme Leader: "Death to America"2015/03/22
What the White House Might Not See about Iran2015/03/10
PBS: America's "Most Trusted Institution" and its Coverage of Islam2015/02/12
Is Israel Guilty of War Crimes?2015/01/29
Charlie, Muhammad, and the Saudi 1000 Lashes of Raif Badawi2015/01/11
The Destruction of the Middle East2014/12/27
Qatar and Terror2014/11/22
Acid Attacks on Women in Iran2014/11/04
How Likely Is Deradicalization?2014/10/26
Britain, Sweden - and a State of Palestine?2014/10/10
Islam and the "Killing of Innocents"2014/09/17
Will Fact Ever Displace Anti-Israel Fiction?2014/09/05
The New Romantics2014/08/14
The United Nations "Human Rights" Council2014/08/09
There Must Not Be a Ceasefire2014/07/25
Islam: Is Integration Working? Part III of III2014/06/19
Islam: Is Integration Working? Part II of III2014/06/18
Islam: Is Integration Working? Part I of III2014/06/17
The Baha'is in Iran2014/06/10
BDS Movement: Barbarians Inside the Gates - Part II2014/05/08
BDS Movement: Barbarians Inside the Gates - Part I2014/05/07
Israel and the Rest of the World2014/03/05
The Taste of Integration2014/02/28
Response to the Anti-Israel Event at London's St. James Church2014/01/08
The Christian Aid Conference on Peace and Justice in the Holy Land2013/01/08

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