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Dr. Murad Hofmann (1931-2020)
By:Linda Goodman, VA
Date: Saturday, 2 May 2020, 8:44 pm


Dr. Murad Wilfried Hofmann of Germany: Islam -- A Rational Faith

Murad Wilfried Hofmann was a German diplomat and author. He wrote several books on Islam, including Journey to Makkah and Islam: The Alternative. Many of his books and essays focused on Islam's place in the West and, after 11 September, in particular, in the United States.

Born: July 6, 1931, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: January 12, 2020, Bonn, Germany
Education: Harvard University
Spouse: Bülben Uz (m. 1972–2002), Elizabeth Ann Griffeth (m. 1961–1975)
Children: John Chaské Alexander Hofmann