Professor MohammedArkoun (Berber: Muḥemmed Arkun,), is a Algerian scholar and thinker of Berber descent. He was born on February 1, 1928 and he died on September 14, 2010. He was considered to have been one of the most influential secular scholars in Islamic studies contributing to contemporary intellectual Islamic reform. In a career of more than 30 years, he had been a critic of the tensions embedded in his field of study, advocating Islamic modernism, secularism, and humanism. During his academic career, he wrote his numerous books mostly in French, and occasionly in English and Arabic. He appeared on numerous occasions on French TV and magazines, on Berbère Television channel speaking in Berber, and on Aljazeera TV speaking in Arabic.
29.10.2012 [L'Expression] - La rencontre sera axée sur l'humanisme dans l'islam avec la participation de Thouraya Kyakoubi Arkoun. MohammedArkoun est né en 1928 à Taourirt-Mimoun dans la commune actuelle de Beni Yenni et il est décédé le 14 septembre 2010 à Paris. C'est un
24.10.2012 [libération] - La Fondation ONA organise la présentation du dernier livre d'entretiens du Pr. MohammedArkoun «La construction humaine de l'islam», mercredi 31 octobre courant à 19h, à la Villa des arts de Casablanca. L'islamologue MohammedArkoun est un penseur