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Nation 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Question & Answer with world renowned scholar Karen Armstrong

By SHAHANAAZ HABIB

Nation 27 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Uphold Islam, Muslims urged

KUALA LUMPUR: The ideology and actions of violent extremist groups such as Islamic State are a travesty against the teachings of Islam, said a renowned scholar of Islam.

Letters 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

On a journey of discovery

For a former Catholic nun and renowned religious scholar, Karen Armstrong springs some surprises with her chic manner and her refreshing outlook on life.

World 06 Jul 2016 | 2:31 AM

Killing of mother in Saudi Arabia sparks debate about Islamic scholar

DUBAI (Reuters) - Driven by radical beliefs, twin brothers allegedly killed their mother in Saudi Arabia after she tried to stop them from joining Islamic State in Syria in a case that outraged Saudi Arabians worried about rising Islamic militancy.

Letters 28 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Alatas the towering thinker

Prof Datuk Dr Syed Hussein Alatas may be better remembered as a scholar but he played no small part as a politician. Ahead of his time, he laid the foundation for multi-racial politics and was one of the co-founders of Gerakan.

Nation 10 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Talk on Indon polls by Aussie scholar

The coming Indonesian presidential elections will be the subject of a talk by Prof Harold Crouch of the Australian National University at Cyberhub, Menara Star, tomorrow.

World 19 Nov 2014 | 1:55 AM

Thousands mourn U.S.-Israeli rabbi killed in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews swayed in prayer at the funeral of U.S.-Israeli rabbi Moshe Twersky, a descendant of two rabbinical dynasties who was killed on Tuesday alongside three other rabbis in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue.

Nation 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Chance to awaken spirit

The violence, conflicts and horror in the world today can be an opportunity to bring about a spiritual awakening and a push to find a solution to those problems, religious scholar Karen Armstrong said.

World 16 Dec 2020 | 9:04 PM

Interview: China's economic growth will benefit global recovery, scholar says

SINGAPORE, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's "outstanding" economic performance this year will boost a recovery in the global economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a renowned scholar has said.