Abdolkarim Soroush is a researcher at the Institute for Cultural Research and Studies in Iran. One of the Muslim world’s most influential thinkers for his analysis . Abdolkarim Soroush founded one of the most important intellectual movements in Iran. This article traces the development of his thought through three distinct. Abdolkarim Soroush: Iran: Domestic affairs and internal reform: Inside Iran in the mids, Abdolkarim Soroush, a philosopher with both secular and religious.

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Arf means to see, to smell. Religious democracy falls within the framework of modern rationality and has identifiable elements.

His public lectures absolkarim universities in Iran are often disrupted by hardline Ansar-e-Hizbullah vigilante groups who see his intellectual endeavours as being mainly motivated by anti-regime politics rather than theology per se. The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Abdolkaim. If you read Rumi you will encounter a very different world and we need different worlds, because from the moment we are born, we are born into a family, a city, a particular country, a particular culture.

Nettler, and Mohamed Mahmoud, 38— Soroush founded a magazine, Kiyanin the s, which became a central forum for religious intellectualism in Iran but was closed down by the Iranian government in We live, everybody lives, but we need people like Rumi to give meaning to our life, to tell us what the real essence of life is.

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Abdolkarim Soroush

Other public appearances, including his Thursday lectures, were banned. Upon finishing high school, Soroush began studying pharmacy after passing the national entrance exams of Iran. His travel was restricted, then his passport confiscated.

The bloody wedding has ended and the fraudulent groom has left the bridal chamber. Over the past decade, Soroush has attracted a lot of attention in Western academia.

So dire is the persecution of Christians, Christianity is in danger of disappearing from its homeland. Deutsch-iranische Beziehungen Wie die Deutschen in den Iran kamen After fleeing Iran siroush a battered body and a shattered mind and seeking refuge elsewhere, he was pouring out his anger and pain to me over the […]. Offers a concise introduction to Islamic figures abdolkxrim the Prophet Muhammad to Soroush in the last chapter.

Sufism or mysticism or irfan, as I like to call it, is a way of life that combines this world and the other world.

Rumi uses a very good simile by way of explanation: This article on Soroush, included in a collection of works on Muslim intellectuals, is a good introduction consisting of a brief biographical survey of his views on sooroush and politics, and a brief sketch of the criticisms aimed at him.

Today, in democratic states, the most unprotected of people find some protection in the law abdolkarjm the judiciary, which abdokarim them a hand to fend off […]. He was forbidden to publish new articles.

The monthly magazine that he cofounded, Kiyansoon became the most visible forum in post-revolution Iran for religious intellectualism. It is in this way that we have a plurality of democracies in the international community. We need somebody to come and help us change our view on the world,” explains Soroush. But an arif doesn’t look at dalilhe is looking for the thing itself and not the signs of it.


Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5. Search within my subject: Since the collapse of abdolkairm Ottoman Empire and the abolition of the institution of the Caliphate inIslam has become a focal point of reference for a variety of pan-Islamist movements, intellectual arguments and political activists.

Abdolkarim Soroush – Oxford Handbooks

Irfan actually comes from the word marifa, which means, “to know, knowledge”. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. In this magazine he published his most controversial articles on religious pluralism, hermeneutics, tolerance, clericalism, etc.

Abdolkarim Soroush, a post-revolutionary […]. Muslims who grant themselves the right to adopt a human rights declaration based on their own religion need to allow followers of other religions to do the same, argues Iranian Edited and translated by Mahmoud Sadri and Ahmad Sadri, ix—xix.

At the celebration of sorpush sixteenth anniversary of the American embassy seizure inWright found that Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei “devoted more time berating Soroush Interview with Mevlevi sheikh Kabir Helminski: I would like, if I may, to address a few words to you.