Tuesday 30 November 2021

‘Jet set’ academic to be professor of Islam

Muslim theologist Tariq Ramadan has been appointed the first professor of Islam at Leiden university.

The chair is paid for by the sultan of Oman.
Ramadan is known as a moderate, but critics have accused him of being a wolf in sheep’s clothing and of spending too much time jetting around the world giving speeches than doing research, the Volkskrant says.

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