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A Critique of Orientalism and the Christian Western View of Islam

Dr. Abdolrahim Gavahi

I would like to thank the host, the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Zagreb and especially my dear friend Ambassador Sharif-Khodai, Mr. Jamshidi, the cultural representative of Iran in Zagreb, officials of the Faculty of Politics at Zagreb University, and finally all the scholars and students attending this session for their kind invitation, hospitality, and presence.

The inclusive Approach of Islam towards other Religions

Dr. Abdolrahim Gavahi

Since the success of any dialogue and achieving mutual understanding depends on the corect apprehension of the views and beliefs of the other side, therefore, the purpose of the following paper is to briefly present the views of Islam towards other religions. Obviously, providing such a paper about Christianity and other traditions (by advocates of those religions) facilitates such mutual understanding and provides the very basis of a positive, constructive, and useful dialogue.

Dialogue Between Islam and Christianity & It’s Im­pact on Global Peace

Dr. Abdolrahim Gavahi

In the words of Annemarie Schimmel , the great contemporary Islamologist and Orientalist, „Among all the religions which Christianity had to confront and deal with, Islam was both misunderstood and attacked most intensely. For more than a mil­lennium Islam seemed to be a major-if not the major- threat for the people of Europe, and this feeling has contributed to the fact that Islam and those who confessed it, the Muslims, were regarded as arch enemies of Christianity and Western Civilization.

Spektrum Iran 2 – 2010

Spektrum Iran 2 – 2010. Alle Artikel können als PDF Dateien heruntergeladen werden.

Spektrum Iran 1 – 2010

Spektrum Iran 1 – 2010. Alle Artikel können als PDF Dateien heruntergeladen werden.

Spektrum Iran 4 – 2009

Spektrum Iran 4 – 2009. Alle Artikel können als PDF heruntergeladen werden.