Writer and teacher
Farid is a faculty member at the UCL Institute of Education, London where he is also the Director of a research center on Muslim education. He has a doctorate from the University of Oxford in philosophy of education. Farid teaches and writes on the topics of religious and intercultural education, philosophy and contemporary Muslim societies.
It is time to choose between frenzy and rationality; between revenge and justice; between short term political mileage and long term solution; between national interests and cosmopolitanism. Our choice will determine the shape of the twenty-first century. Perhaps remembering that it is a tale of two cities' pain - one in the heart of a Muslim society and the other in the heart of the West - can help make the right choices.
09/01/2015 11:23 GMT
What is the relationship between the teachings of a religion and the actions of its followers? What is the relationship between the text and the act? When, if ever, a religion, in this case Islam, can be credited with the acts, good or bad, of its followers?
02/12/2014 17:21 GMT
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