Theologist turns down Islam professorshipAccording to Elsevier Ramadan turned down the offer also becasue he was upset about the 'premature leaking' of his professorship, and the smear campaign led by 'a handfull of politicians and journalists without a conscience'.
Thursday 29 November 2007
Muslim theologist Tariq Ramadan has turned down the post of professor of Islam at Leiden University after the appointment was leaked prematurely to the press.
Ramadan, described by critics as a wolf in sheep's clothing, says he had not had enough time to make a decision. He and his family are currently based in the UK.
Ach, what a shame! Small update to this item.