Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Dark Sides of Norwegian History

For although we desire the soothing effects of a resolution, we are not ready to renounce the freedom to question. Marcel Gauchet, The Disenchantment of The World: A Political History of Religion (Princeton University Press, 1997). Earlier this year, the Norwegian Book Critics Award – Kritikerprisen – was awarded to Professor of English Literature at […]

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Forskning.no

A commissioned op-ed of mine in Norwegian published by forskning.no in its series ‘After Paris’ on March 2 2015: http://forskning.no/blogg/etter-paris/dette-handler-ikke-bare-om-karikaturer-og-ytringsfrihet  

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Vårt Land

Op-ed in the Norwegian daily newspaper Vårt Land, March 2 2015 on the dubious ‘science’ of Prof Malik B. Badri and the ‘islamisation of knowledge’- paradigm in which he operates. http://www.verdidebatt.no/debatt/cat12/subcat15/thread11562099/ For a substantially longer English version of my argument herein, see my essay ‘AIDS And The Wrath of God’ in Farid Esack and Sarah […]

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