Soroush, Abd al-Karim. (b. ). Iranian intellectual and political activist. Studied pharmacology in Iran, and chemistry, history, and the philosophy of science in. Iranian Intellectuals on “Islam and Democracy” Compatibility: Views of Abdulkarim Soroush and Hasan Yousuf Eshkevari. intellectuals of Iran: Abdulkarim Soroush (b. ), who sees no contradiction between Islam and the freedoms inherent in democracy, and Hasan Yousuf.

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From he served as a visiting scholar at the Wissenschaftkolleg in Berlin. He is currently associated with the Iranian Academy of Philosophy.

Soroush, Abd al-Karim

His travel was restricted, then his passport confiscated. Ce qui se passe en Iran? Religious democracy is ,arim example of how democratic values can exist in a different cultural elaboration than what is usually known before.

Soroush rejected the opposition accusation.

In this magazine he published his most controversial articles on religious pluralism, hermeneutics, tolerance, clericalism, etc. Philosophy of Religion Social and political philosophy. We have a plurality of democracies in the international community.

The philosophy of Abdolkarim Soroush can be summarized as follows: Our accomplished sermonizer, who had surpassed all others in deftness of speech in the thirty years since the revolution, seemed […].

Iranian intellectual and political activist. What emerged was that a democracy prevailed in different eras depending on the conditions of the time. In the winter ofhe was a visiting professor at the University of Chicago teaching Intellectual and Religious History of Modern Iran.

A Special Program in Farsi with Dr. Subscriber Services Contact Us Help. He was forbidden to publish new articles. During these years, confrontation between the people and the Shah’s regime was gradually becoming more serious, and political gatherings of Iranians in America and Europe, and Britain in particular, were on the increase.


After fleeing Iran with a battered body and a shattered mind and seeking refuge elsewhere, he was pouring out his anger and pain to me over the […].

He is one of the most controversial sroush in the religious and political polemics of postrevolutionary Iran…. Soroush’s main contribution to Islamic philosophy is that he maintains that one should distinguish between religious as divinely revealed and the interpretation of religion or religious knowledge which is based on socio-historical factors. Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Interview with Abdulkarim Soroush By: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5. Abdolali Bazargan to discuss the issue of domestic violence in Iran and […]. A law imposing penalties on anyone associating with enemies of the Islamic republic is thought by his allies to kadim been at least in part provoked by some of Soroush’s lectures and foreign affiliations.

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Kagim was after receiving a master’s degree in analytical chemistry from University of London that he went to Chelsea Collegea constituent college of the University of London which was merged with two other constituent colleges: From Bazargan to Soroush, Brill,p.

He submitted his resignation from membership in the Cultural Revolution Council to Imam Khomeini and has since held no official position within the ruling system of Iran, except occasionally as an advisor to certain government bodies. This section may be confusing or unclear to readers.

A year later, all universities were shut down, and a new abeul was formed by the name of the Cultural Revolution Committee comprising seven members, including Abdulkarim Soroush, all of whom were appointed directly by Ayatollah Khomeini.

Abdolkarim Soroush was born in Tehran in Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Christianity is most in peril, I noted, in Muslim-majority countries where either by official policy or official laxity, Christians are discriminated against, persecuted, tortured, threatened […].


Abdolkarim Soroush – Wikipedia

He participated in the Iranian revolution ofserving as one of its ideologues. Works Cites Soroush View of Islam skewed by actions of extremists: This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat It is in this way that we have a plurality of democracies in the international community.

Abdolkarim Soroush, a post-revolutionary […]. The Oxford Dictionary of Islam Covers the religious, political, and social spheres of global Islam in the modern world. He believes that the assumption of innate goodness of mankind, shared by radical Utopians from anarchists to Islamic fundamentalists underestimates the staying power of social evil and discounts the necessity of a government of checks and balances to compensate for the weaknesses of human nature.

He was censured and barred from public teaching.

So dire is the persecution of Christians, Christianity is in danger of disappearing from its homeland. Also a scholar in residence in Yale Universityhe taught Islamic Political Philosophy at Princeton University in the academic year. During the Cold War period…. And, with a mixture of rage and hatred, the people of the world see off […]. As such, they need a vigilant and transparent form of government.

The former, the essence of religion, is perceived as beyond human reach, abrul and divine. Soroush’s political philosophy, soorush well, remains close to the heart of the liberal tradition, ever championing the basic values of reason, liberty, freedom, and democracy.