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Free Speech à la française

Is free speech a shield raised to excuse attacks on cultural and religious minorities?

read more 21.01.2015, Wednesday

Jonathan Brown Addresses Misunderstandings

Jonathan Brown examines the historical misunderstandings about the Prophet Muhammad's life

read more 12.09.2013, Thursday

Keeping the Connection to the Prophet Alive

The Prophet Muhammad is ever present in the lives of Muslims, but how often do we ask ourselves about the nature of our connection to him or how his teachings have come down to us?   Certainly we know of his teachings and example from the Quran and Hadith...

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

Jonathan AC Brown

Jonathan Brown (1977- ), who graduated Georgetown University's faculty of history in 2000 with a thesis entitled, "Islam and the Muslims understanding of Christianity," completed his doctoral studies at University of Chicago's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, presenting a thesis on Islamic Philosophy. Brown worked as the advisory editor to the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World 2005-2008 and the Oxford Online Islamic Studies Bibliography between 2008 and 2009. He currently works as Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Washington University, Near East Civilization-Islamic Research Department, while continuing to work as the editor-in-chief for the Oxford Encyclopedia on Islamic Jurisprudence. Brown has also conducted various studies in Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iran.

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