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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back with fury’ (Berlin 1972).
The book "Christian poets in the Arabian peninsula", written by Najīb Wahba, mainly discusses the origin of Arabs and the Arabic language and the nature of poetry in the pre-Islamic era, proving that the Arabic language is not only for Muslims as some people claim, but is also a language for...
Some people consider themselves as da‘iyas, although they are neither scholars of Qur’ān and Hadīth nor graduates of the Azhar. Such people are also being hosted on religion programs, on which they spread strange fatwas.
Some Islamic scholars believe the Arabic language to be the language of the people of paradise. They support this opinion by one of the Prophet’s hadiths, which is note proved to be a true hadith.
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd delivered this lecture upon accepting the prestigious Cleveringa professorial chair at Leiden University in The Netherlands with the request to teach justice, freedom and responsibility and especially the freedom of religion and liberty of conscience. The lecture discussed the...
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