Why Arab Muslims love Paradise Lost – and their leaders hate it | Curio

Why Arab Muslims love Paradise Lost – and their leaders hate it

7 mins | Sep 26, 2017

In 2017 in Egypt, a University professor was accused of glorifying Satan by teaching Paradise Lost. Islam Issa reflects on the 16th Century poem’s popularity in the modern Arab world and examines how it is loved by many Arab Muslims, while their leaders hate it.

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