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Public curiosity within the faith of Islam and in Muslim groups in recent times 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 consciousness has been paid to the fitting form of such courses and the assumptions that should underlie the sort of research.
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