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Daniel van der Meulen (1894-1989) deeply influenced the choice of Cornelis Hulsman to focus his studies on Muslim-Christian relations. This text describes the life and work of Daniel van der Meulen.
    Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, a leading Egyptian Qur'anic thinker, passed away in July at the age of 66. He had become a good friend of the Arab West Report over the years. In the first of a series of articles commemorating the life and work of Nasr Abū Zayd, Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman looks back on...
The article gives a brief overview of the controversial Islamic thinker Dr. Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd.
Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid laments having been forced to leave Egypt for the Netherlands after being accused of apostasy.
In an interview with al-Ahālī, Egyptian intellectual Dr. Nasr Hāmid Abu Zayd, who left Egypt after Islamists filed a lawsuit against him accusing him of apostasy and forcibly divorcing him form his wife, speaks out on the current stagnant situation of Egyptian society.
Prof. Dr. Kruk of Leiden University explained the program for Islamic studies in cooperation with the Azhar and some religious institutions in Indonesia and Leiden University. This program is an important development in the area of oriental studies that can open a free and fruitful dialogue between...
Some members of the Dutch parliament asked the Ministry of Public Security to close some Islamic schools in the Netherlands. They claim that these schools do not respect the Dutch laws. The ministry decided to close these schools if they prove unable to integrate within Dutch society.
Dr. Nasr Abu-Zayd was awarded the Freedom of Worship Prize by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Organization. At first he was hesitant about accepting this prize, fearing that he may be accused of becoming an agent for the West. However the author encouraged him to accept it as it is an...
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