Comments on: Egyptian scholar Nasr Abu Zayd looks back without rancour Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 By: Yakoub Fri, 02 May 2008 21:11:46 +0000 Interestingly, Abu Zayd was singled out in an analysis of Muslim reformers by distinguished US-based anthropologist Saba Mahmood as colluding with US Imperial ambitions to reform Islam to be more compliant to US global interests, as per the recommendations of the RAND report: .secularism.pdf