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Goethe, as West embraces East

There is an interesting article on Qantara about the significance of the German poet Goethe’s famous West-Östliche Divan, first published 1819. To …


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If only Abraham had known …

The Sacrifice of Abraham, by Andrea del Sarto, ca. 1527-1528 A fable, dedicated to Mark Twain and all who really understand what …


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Muslims in Medieval France

Early Medieval Muslim Graves in France: First Archaeological, Anthropological and Palaeogenomic Evidence Yves Gleize , Fanny Mendisco , Marie-Hélène Pemonge, Christophe Hubert, …


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Voltaire on Tolerance

The author of Candide knew that this was not the best of all possible worlds. But Voltaire has sound advice about the …


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The Bridge over Islamophobia

John Esposito at the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service has just provided a unique website …


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