Archives for the ‘ Interviews ’ Category

Soroush Among Those for and Against

By • Jun 17th, 1998 • Category: Interviews

An Interview With Dr. Abdolkarim Soroush, Philosopher, Scholar) Jameah (Morning Daily) June 16, 17, 1998 Pages: 12 & 12 Word Count: 4376 Summary: The name of Abdolkarim Soroush began to spread for the first time among the members of the Islamic societies abroad and at major universities in the country because of his philosophical criticisms […]

Jameah Interview with Dr. Soroush

By • Jun 1st, 1998 • Category: Interviews

  Published in June 1998 in the popular Tehrandaily, Jameah and newly published book Siyasat-Namah, 1999  Jameah : In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Dr Soroush! People have many questions about you and your ideas. The first question has to do with your religious opponents. I want to try to raise this […]

CNN Interview with Dr. Soroush

By • Jun 1st, 1997 • Category: Interviews

CNN – June 1997 – following the surprise election of Mohammad Khatami in presidential elections CNN Presenter: Abdolkarim Soroush is a religious philosopher and a dissident. He has been fired from his job as a professor, his writings are restricted, and he is often harassed. A few years ago he advanced a religious theory for […]

Intellectual Autobiography Interview with Mahmoud Sadri

By • Mar 11th, 1997 • Category: Interviews

 An in depth interview with Abdolkarim Soroush Interview by Mahmoud Sadri Mahmoud Sadri: I would like to ask you for an account of your intellectual development. I am certainly interested in whether you distinguish any turning points, watersheds, or distinct periods in the evolution of your thought. Abdolkarim Soroush: In the name of God the […]

A conversation with Abdolkarim Soroush British Muslim Weekly

By • Jun 1st, 1996 • Category: Interviews

Q-News International (British Muslim weekly), No 220-221, 14-27 June 1996 In his native Iran, Abdolkarim Soroush, has had to contend with physical assaults and death threats. Here, on a lecture tour, his most serious obstacle has been the high pollen count. Feted and slated for his radical views, Dr Sorush has set the academic world […]

Dialogue of Cultures instead of Dialogue of Civilizations

By • May 5th, 0200 • Category: Interviews

Interview with Dr Abdulkarim Soroush by Hamideh Safamanesh For the Iranian Students News Agency   “When Mr Khatami proposed the idea of the dialogue of civilizations, it was a kind of reaction to the idea of the clash of civilizations.  The clash of civilizations was first mentioned by Bernard Lewis, a professor at Princeton University.  […]