Progressive Muslims by Omid Safi
On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism

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Developed in response to the events of September 11 2001, these 14 articles from prominent Muslim thinkers offer a provocative reassessment of Islam's relationship with the modern world. Confronting issues such as racism, justice, sexuality and gender, this book reveals the real challenges faced by Muslims of both sexes in contemporary Western society.
 

About Omid Safi

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Omid Safi, Ph.D., is professor of Islamic studies at the Omid Safi, Ph.D., is professor of Islamic studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he specialiUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he specializes in Islamic mysticism (Sufism), contemporary Islamic thouzes in Islamic mysticism (Sufism), contemporary Islamic thought, and medieval Islamic history. He is also the author of ght, and medieval Islamic history. He is also the author of "The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam" and the edito"The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam" and the editor of "Progressive Muslims". r of "Progressive Muslims".
 
Published June 1, 2011 by Oneworld Publications. 288 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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The incomparable Amina Wadud offers an excellent article on racial tensions between immigrant and indigenous Muslims, while Marcia Hermansen pens the volume's bravest and most honest contribution, addressing the increasing conservatism of her American Muslim students—a topic previously not discus...

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Adab is the compassionate, humane, selfless, generous, and kind etiquette that has been a hallmark of refined manners in Muslim cultures.

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