Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour
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Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour
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Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour (Arabic: ? ‎; October 16, 1909 - April 20, 1970) was a Tunisian theologian, writer, trade unionist, intellectual and patriot born in La Marsa.

Biography

Born October 16, 1909, in a family of Scholars, Magistrates and High Officials of the upper middle class of Tunisia, he began to learn the Quran and Arabic grammar from the age of three years. He also learns French language at the age of nine. He made his entry in 1922 in Zitouna where he is directly enrolled in second year. In 1928, he obtained the first diploma of Zitounian high school leaving, then called tatwi. In 1931, he enrolled at the Faculty of Letters of Algiers as a free auditor. He then rapidly gravitated to the various ranks of the Zitounian teachers: he succeeded in 1932 in the assistance of second-level teachers and, in 1935, in first-degree teachers at the University of Ez-Zitouna.[1]

A few years later, he became director of the Khaldounia, General manager of the Institute of Islamic Research, annexed to Khaldounia, then the first Dean of the Faculty of Religious Sciences of Tunis and finally member of the Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo and of the Arab Academy of Damascus.[2]

Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour with king Faisal of Saudi Arabia (Tunis, 1975)

Grand Mufti of the Tunisian Republic, he was one of the religious who defended the provisions of the Code of Personal Status in Tunisia.[3]

Honours

Publications

  • (in Arabic) The literary and intellectual movement in Tunisia ( ? ‎), ed. The Arab League, Cairo, 1956
  • (in Arabic) The authors of Islamic thought in the Arab Maghreb ( ? ‎), ed. Librairie Ennajah, Tunis, 1965
  • (in Arabic) The Quranic exegesis and its authors (? ‎), ed. Maison orientale des livres, Tunis, 1966
  • (in Arabic) The foundations of literary Renaissance in Tunisia ( ? ‎), ed. Librairie Ennajah, Tunis, 1968
  • (in Arabic) Biographies of illustrious men ( ?‎), ed. Maison tunisienne de l'édition, Tunis, 1970
  • (in Arabic) Afaal's Book (? ?‎), ed. Ben Abdallah, Tunis, 1972
  • (in Arabic) Maghrebian conferences ( ‎), ed. Maison tunisienne de l'édition, Tunis, 1974
  • (in Arabic) The spirit of Islamic civilization ( ? ‎), ed. Higher Institute of Islamic Sciences, Beirut, 1982
  • (in Arabic) Thinking flashes ( ‎), deux tomes, ed. Maison arabe du livre, Tunis, 1982
  • (in Arabic) Conferences (?‎), éd. Centre de publications universitaires, Tunis, 1998

References

  1. ^ "Cheikh Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour, un homme aux multiples facettes".
  2. ^ "Cheikh Fadhel Ben Achour, un grand penseur doublé d'un homme d'action".
  3. ^ "Fadhel Ben Achour, icône de la tolérance religieuse".



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