Nasr Abu Zayd

Philosopher, Author

1943 – 2010

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Who was Nasr Abu Zayd?

Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd was an Egyptian Qur'anic thinker and one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam. He is famous for his project of a humanistic Qur'anic hermeneutics.

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Born
Jul 10, 1943
Tanta
Also known as
  • Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd
Religion
  • Islam
Profession
Education
  • Cairo University
Employment
  • Leiden University
Died
Jul 5, 2010
Cairo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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