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April 5, 2007 We are secular Muslims, and secular persons of Muslim societies. We are believers, doubters, and unbelievers, brought together by a great struggle, not between the West and Islam, but between the free and the unfree.
La Confiance en Dieu - Sens et bienfaits du Tawakkul 7,50 € La confiance en Dieu (at-tawakkul) est l'une des conditions de la réalisation complète de la foi en Dieu.C'est la représentation concrète de la foi, et l'une des meilleures expressions des coeurs. L'imam Ibn al-Qayyim voyait en elle la moitié de la religion.
On a recent afternoon, Tariq Ramadan , the outspoken Muslim scholar and professor of contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford University, took the stage at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall. Ramadan stood alongside John Esposito , professor of international affairs and Islamic studies at Georgetown, holding court on "radical reform" in Islam and parrying with a warm, supportive audience. The room was filled with students and others, including women in headscarves, women with bare heads, journalists and professors. Such a gathering might sound relatively unremarkable for the nation's capital, except for this: Tariq Ramadan was banned from the United States for six years, a visa restriction lifted in January by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton . That's because Ramadan, whose name is as often mentioned with the word "radical" as with "reformer," had become a lightening rod, a discussion point for post-9/11 restrictions on travel, ideas and the place of Islam in democracies.
Tariq Ramadan ( Arabic : طارق رمضان ; born 26 August 1962) is a Swiss academic and writer. He is also a Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University. He advocates the study and re-interpretation of Islamic texts, and emphasizes the heterogeneous nature of Western Muslims. [ 2 ] [ edit ] Biography
Islam ( English pron.: / ˈ ɪ s l ɑː m / ; [ note 1 ] Arabic : الإسلام al-ʾislām IPA: [ælʔɪsˈlæːm] ( listen ) [ note 2 ] ) is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an , a book considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God ( Arabic : الله Allāh ) and by the teachings and normative example (called the Sunnah and composed of Hadith ) of Muhammad , considered by them to be the last prophet of God . An adherent of Islam is called a Muslim .
Omar Barghouti (born 1964) is a founding committee member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) who is currently studying for a masters degree in philosophy at Tel Aviv University , Israel . He was born in Qatar , grew up in Egypt and later moved to Ramallah ( West Bank ) as an adult. Education Barghouti holds a Masters degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University . Barghouti also holds a masters degree in philosophy (ethics) from Tel Aviv University , on which he has commented: "My studies at Tel Aviv University are a personal matter and I have no interest in commenting." The university has announced it has no plans to expel him after a petition was lodged by students calling for his expulsion. [ 1 ]