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Herr Prof. Dr. Clinton Bennett on Soroush et. al.

"... Soroush is critical of Muslims who, in 'their confrontation with Western civilization, wish to turn Islam into an identity' (he refers here to Samuel Huntington's 'Clash of Civilizations' thesis). He suggests that an 'Islam of identity' tends to clash with other identities, while an 'Islam of truth' can 'coexist with other truths' ...."

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SINAIDES: De Lingua Arabum

"Exempli gratia, if you read classical Arab, you can borrow a CD with Ibn Rushd’s Tahaafut at-tahaafut (The Incoherence of Incoherence). If you don’t know Arab, you can learn it from Avicenna’s monumental Lisaan al-Arab."

   "Assuming you have a very LONG weekend to spare ...."
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