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    Hashas talks to Islam in the 21st Century Conference at UNESCO Palace in Paris

    Mohammed Hashas talks to Islam in the 21st Century Conference at the UNESCO Palace in Paris, 17 February 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B2mJwyQyfshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpkPOEvRADU Talk’s title: Islam in the 21st Century: From Homo Moralis to Homo Ethics Mohammed Hashas’ talk is at minutes: 04:59:09-05:22:52.The talk was delivered in English, with simultaneous translation into French, which is the language of the video conference. Panel: Vivre l’Islam au XXIème siècle, une spiritualité renouvelée Mohammed HASHAS (membre du dépar- tement de sciences politiques de l’université Luiss de Rome; chercheur associé en islamologie au Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient à Berlin), «L’Islam, l’Homo Moralis, et le défi de la perte de contact avec le divin» Mattias ROSENFELDT (doctorant en théologie islamique et sociologie des religions…

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    The Muslim Community and its Ethos

    The Muslim Community and its Ethos The meaning of “community” changes as human societies develop new social and political orders. This is true of any term: a part of it remains tethered to past meanings, and a part grows in response to new developments and novel contexts. Language is a carrier of human memory, and faith is an important part of this memory, thus the intersections between language, faith, and the political writ large. If the context is not considered, faith stands still, and so does language. They all need to be perpetually reinterpreted to be filled with new energy and insights. This essay responds to questions raised by the…