By Nader Hashemi
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Public curiosity within the faith of Islam and in Muslim groups lately has generated an impetus for Western Universities to set up an array of Institutes and courses devoted to the learn of Islam. regardless of the expansion in variety of courses devoted to this examine, little or no recognition has been paid to the best form of such courses and the assumptions that should underlie this type of learn.
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