As much as the modern West owes much of its extraordinary achievements to ancient Athens and Rome, it owes at least as much to Jerusalem. The Quran too acknowledges Jews’ role in giving the world monotheism and such timeless ethical principles as the notion that “when a person kills another, it is as if he has killed all of humanity.” Ed Husain explains. (Video, 2 minutes.)
Why our modern world is not only inheritor of Athens and Rome, but #Jerusalem too. We explain how and why in the #storyofideas
لماذا لا يُعدّ عالمنا المعاصر وريثاً لأثينا وروما فحسب، بل و #القدس أيضاً.
نشرح في #قصة_الأفكار كيف ذلك ولماذا. pic.twitter.com/HF6BMkDZ4A
— Ed Husain (@Ed_Husain) December 9, 2020
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