Thursday, August 7, 2008

Rethinking Secularism in the Middle East

“Questions about the compatibility of Islam and secularism are misleading unless the researcher is aware of diverse interpretations of these two concepts,” shares Ahmet Kuru, referring to his upcoming lecture at Gordon College. “In the Muslim geography—from Turkey to Tunisia, from Uzbekistan to Syria—what people have experienced has been assertive secularism, which does not tolerate religion in the public sphere.”
Gordon welcomes Amhet Kuru on Thursday, August 28, at 4 p.m. Read more...

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