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Nasr Hamid Abu Zaid (photo: Ikhlas Abbis)

Interview with Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

For a Plurality of Koranic Interpretations

One year ago, Nasr Hamid Abu Zaid, Egyptian Koranic thinker and one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam, died prematurely at the age of 56. In one of his last interview with Yoginder Sikand, he speaks about his work and reflects on his efforts to promote a humanistic reading of the Islamic traditionMore