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The American and Palestinian Humanistic Synthesis, 3rd edition
The American and Palestinian Humanistic Synthesis 3rd edition Author:Hassan Hasan El-Yacoubi From the author's preface: — "The American and Palestinian Humanistic Synthesis" constitutes a segment of post-doctoral research in continuation of the subject of my doctoral dissertation [University of Colorado, Boulder, CO] entitled "The Evolution of Palestinian Consciousness". These two books were written with due respect for my grandfather Sh... more »eikh Salim Abi Al Ekball El-Yacoubi, mufti, "governor", of Jaffa [who] articulated the potential political aspirations of the Palestinian people in his masterpiece "Anna Therat Assab: Seven Perspectives". ...
As a Palestinian, I have approached this study with both the a priori feelings of my people and the objective discipline of being a political scientist. As a Muslim who has great respect for the People of the Book, "Ahl Al-Kitab", (Christians and Jews), I am sensitive and committed to the phenomena of Palestinianism which respects all individual civil rights and is dedicated to religious freedom.
I give great appreciation to the American people and the American Founding Fathers who were the masterminds behind the structure of secular constitutionalism which is able to transcend any obstacles including the classical and historic contradictions in the human condition.« less