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6446

Cairo University President Mohamed Al-Khosht: Reform of Religious Discourse Is Not Enough, We Need to Revive Religion Itself

February 04, 2018

Cairo University President Mohamed Al-Khosht: Reform of Religious Discourse Is Not Enough, We Need to Revive Religion Itself

Duration:
02:43
Source:
Al-Arabiya TV (Dubai/Saudi Arabia)
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President of Cairo University Mohamed Al-Khosht called for a "completely new religious discourse," saying that "reformed discourse" was not enough and calling the notion of reform in Islamic thought "like renovating an old and crumbling building." All the attempts at reform, from the days of Muhammad Abduh "have yielded disappointing results," said Al-Khosht, pointing out that "if those reforms had borne fruit, our reality would have changed" and saying that "we should approach the Quran and the...

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