UA-35580571-1 2013 February

EP.18–Mohammed Arkoun: Rethinking Islam

February 28th, 2013

Today's podcast provides an English translation of part of a conversation with the late professor Mohammed Arkoun (d. 2010) on Belgian TV*.  For most of his prestigious academic career, Mohammed Arkoun was professor of the history of Islamic thought at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. He also held teaching positions at a number of universities around the world. The following is a stimulating discussion about a variety of topics, having to do with religion, politics, and culture.

*The video of the whole interview in French can be found at http://www.rtbf.be/video/detail_noms-de-dieux?id=602121

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