Speeches

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Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa during Book Launch Event of Risalah al-Qur’an at the Islamic Arts Museum on 26 February 2012

April 3, 2014

Mr Chairman, Distinguished Professor, Professor Muhammad Kamal Hassan of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Deans, Professors, Fellow Academicians, ladies and gentlemen. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullah Allow me to take all of you down my memory lane so that the […]

Speech: Launching of Wacana Pemikiran Reformis Jilid II on 18 January 2014

January 19, 2014

“So long as humans exists, the struggle will not cease between dogma and free investigation, between religion and philosophy; a desperate struggle in which, I fear, the triumph will not be for free thought, because the masses dislike reason, and […]

Speech on “Legacy of the Arab Spring: The Question of Liberty and Democracy” at ISTAC on 2nd June 2013

June 5, 2013

Mr Chairman, Prof Abdullah Ahsan, Deputy Dean of ISTAC, honorable guest Prof James Piscatori, our co-organizer Prof Khoo Gaik Cheng of Nottingham University, professors, academicians, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullah Let me start by quoting a line from […]

The Arab Awakening

July 23, 2012 by Aliran

The Arab awakening The upheaval in the Arab world marks a beginning for social justice, multi-party democracy and religious pluralism, observes Ahmad Farouk Musa. The most important singular event that has taken place in the Muslim world for the past few […]

The Arab Awakening

July 16, 2012 by Ahmad Farouk Musa

The Arab Awakening: A Beginning for Social Justice, Multiparty Democracy and Religious Pluralism. by Dr. Ahmad Farouk Musa, Islamic Renaissance Front* The most important singular event that has taken place in the Muslim world for the past few years was […]

Need for Critical Calm Discourse on Islamic Ethics

July 15, 2012 by Ahmad Farouk Musa (from the Blog of Din Merican)

by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa* “Principles can be immutable, absolute, and eternal, but their implementations in time or in history–historical models–are relative, changing and in constant mutation. Thus, the principles of justice, equality, rights and human brotherhood that guided the […]

Opening Speech for “Rethinking Islamic Reform”

July 15, 2012 by Ahmad Farouk Musa

Opening Speech for “Rethinking Islamic Reform” with Tariq Ramadan at the Renaissance Hotel on 14 July 2012. Mr Chairman, Executive Director of Institute for Policy Research, Mr Khalid Jaafar, guest of honour Prof Tariq Ramadan, Professors, fellow academicians,  ladies and […]

Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, Director and Chairman of Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) during a Lecture on “Islam and the West: Conversations with History” by Professor Tariq Ramadan, 13th July 2010.

April 7, 2012

Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, Director and Chairman of Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) during a Lecture on “Islam and the West: Conversations with History” by Professor Tariq Ramadan, 13th July 2010. […]

Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, Director and Chairman of Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) during a Lecture on “Is Liberty an Islamic Value?” by Professor Tariq Ramadan, 12th July 2010.

April 6, 2012

Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, Director and Chairman of Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) during a Lecture on “Is Liberty an Islamic Value?” by Professor Tariq Ramadan, 12th July 2010. […]

Speech delivered by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, on Muhammad Asad

April 6, 2012

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakātuh! Today we look specifically at Muhammad Asad’s work on the Qur’ān, namely The Message of the Qur’ān. The Message was dedicated to “People Who Think”. The whole of the commentary of Asad is an extraordinary work. In his tafsir, Asad […]