Akbar Ahmed

Chair of Islamic Studies, American University

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Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, DC; former High Commissioner of Pakistan to Great Britain and author of many books including his latest, Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization

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Ever since the Enlightenment, deep thinkers have claimed that modernity would drive out religion, probably by the end of the 20th Century.

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Ever since the Enlightenment, deep thinkers have claimed that modernity would drive out religion, probably by the end of the 20th Century.

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Ever since the Enlightenment, deep thinkers have claimed that modernity would drive out religion, probably by the end of the 20th Century.

Religion in the 'Modern World'

Ever since the Enlightenment, deep thinkers have claimed that modernity would drive out religion, probably by the end of the 20th Century.

from To the Point

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