Karić: “Germany needs a domestic Islamic culture”

Enes Karić is the fifth Allianz guest professor for Islamic and Jewish Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich during the 2008-09 winter semester. The Bosnian professor comes from a culture in which Muslims, Jews and Christians traditionally live together as good neighbors.

Despite the experiences from the Balkan conflict, the peaceful interaction of different religions is part of the Koranic Studies professor’s everyday life. For that reason, Enes Karić is strongly promoting a domestic Islamic culture in Germany. As an optimist, researcher and former politician, he sees religious and cultural diversity primarily as a great enrichment from which all can benefit.

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