Image: Background, Mohib Ebrahim (With permission); Portrait, (Bill C-11, Section 29.21 http://bit.ly/1yRu6UZ)

Mawlana Hazar Imam: A conservative or a liberal? Neither!

Interviewer: Do you see yourself as a reforming or conservative Imam?

Aga Khan: I think that is terminology which just does not apply in the sense that the essentials are the essentials and have remained the essentials for centuries. So I think reform as such doesn’t exist. Conservatism could exist in secular terms, not in religious terms.

Mawlana Hazar Imam
The Age Interview, Geoffry Barker (Melbourne, Australia;), 14 July 1979

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The Age Interview, Geoffry Barker (Melbourne, Australia;), 14 July 1979

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Image: Background, Mohib Ebrahim (With permission)

Image: Portrait, (Bill C-11, Section 29.21 http://bit.ly/1yRu6UZ)

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