Zakī, ʿAbd al-Zahrah

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"Kamā law anna bika jūʿan li-ltihām al-bashar" [As If There Were a Hunger in You to Devour Human Beings!] in Bānūrāmā : nāfidhatuka ʿalā ʾl-ʿālam [Panorama Newspaper. Your Window to the World] [Baghdad / Parramatta, NSW, Australia], Vol. 8, No. ? [2 December 2015], pp. ??

The Iraqi daily Bānūrāmā [Panorama] is published by Widād Farḥān

Starting with a long quote from Castellio, the reviewer compares the "medieval" religious intolerance of Calvin's Geneva and the Inquisition with the same kind of fanaticism practised by Al-Qaeda and their ilk in present-day Muslim countries. Muslims, and especially the Arabs among them, should follow the example of the Christians and "liberate their religion from this criminal way of denouncing others as heretics"

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This is a review of the Arabic translation:

ʿUnf al-diktātūriyyah [The Violence of Dictatorship = Castellio gegen Calvin oder Ein Gewissen gegen die Gewalt]. Translated by Fāris Yūwākīm [Fares Youakim]. 223p. 1st edition. Beirut: Dār al-Furāt li-l-Nashr waʾl-Tawzīʿ, 2013

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