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The referendum for the constitution of EU countries raises the question concerning the situation of European Muslims with regards to the constitution and the Union.
List or articles printed in Al-Hayat and Asharq Al-Awsat and October magazine on the passing of Prof. Dr. Annemarie Schimmel.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
Ahmad ‘Arafāt al-Qādī explains some fundamentalist Western thinkers’ arguments about the basic principles between the Christian West and the Muslim East. The difference between the two civilizations is a basic one, and the clash is inevitable.
In his article, Majdī Khalīl stresses the Arab and Islamic world’s need of the West. He questions contemporary Islam and Muslims in the light of some of the world’s thinkers. Khalīl highlights the compelling need for the Arabic and Islamic countries to cooperate with the different West to lead to...
The events of September 11 revived the theory of dividing the world into two parties, namely, the West and the others and that there is no future for the people of the East, unless they submit completely to westernization and abandoned their identity. However, the unique coexistence between Muslims...
The writer presents an overview of two books: First, “The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror” by Bernard Lewis. Second, “Al Qa´ida And What It Means To Be Modern” by John Gray.
The writer provides the reasons behind the increasing of the percentage of the Americans that believe Islam´s followers urge violence.
The author specified six principles, which he believes, Bernard Lewis based his perception of Islam and Muslims on.
The author comments on different anti-Islamic writings of British historian, Bernard Lewis.
The author believes that Annemarie Schimmel is an example of honesty in orientalism. She gives a background of her life and work.
The author gives a brief background about Annemarie Schimmel and how he got to know her. He claims that he received many letters from her and that these letters indicate that she converted to Islam before passing away.
The article sheds light on 34 characteristics of Annemarie Schimmel as an orientalist. The author believes that she was an envoy to revive Muslims in an age of deterioration.
A brief background about Annemarie Schimmel, who was called “the Dean of the Orietnalists.” No one among the orientalists understood Islam as a civilization and a religion as she did.
Eulogy of the German Orientalist Dr. Annemarie Schimmel, the most well-known voice in the West for the understanding between Islam and the West.
Before and after the London bombings, many theories appeared, propagating hatred. Many Westerners and the "New Liberals" in the Arab world believe that terrorism began as an international Islamic movement.
The concept of ‘terrorism’ is still indefinable. The term ‘roots of terrorism’ is even more ambiguous. It has thus become very easy to link terrorism to Islam and to claim that the ‘roots of terrorism’ find a suitable environment in Islam, or in Islamic fundamentalism, as a deviation from the true...
Muslims are so unfortunate with the link of terrorist activities to Islam. Accusations linking Islam to terrorism come from forces historically and politically antagonistic to it.
Bernard Lewis delivered a speech at Georgetown University that was published later in ‘Foreign Affairs.’ Lewis spoke about Islamic political thought and presented a background about the conceptualization of freedom and justice in the Islamic jurisprudence. He cites the roots of tyranny in the...
Many books and articles incite Westerners to oppose Islam and think that it is a threat to them and to the whole world. There is also a strange persistence on creating hostility between Muslims and the West. The author wonders whether this is a conspiracy and who plans it and why.

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