“About Lovers”: A theater play at Darb al-Ahmar

“About Lovers”: A theater play at Darb al-Ahmar“We chose this book because it is a very important work within Arab heritage. More specifically, it is a book about love written by a religious man. Among Arabs and Muslims nowadays there’s the idea that art is forbidden. That dating is forbidden. That love is forbidden. These topics are exactly the stories this religious man wrote about. They encourage love, meeting each other, art, and respect for women and their values,”

A Wise Man’s Advice on Love Through Theater in Medieval Cairo – By Tine Lavent

via ArtsIslamica http://artsislamica.com/2014/08/28/a-wise-mans-advice-on-love-through-theater-in-medieval-cairo/

 

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