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Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism

Omid Safi ð 2 Summary Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism Characters Ù PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Er Justice and Pluralism With further contributions on subjects as diverse and controversial as the alienation of Muslim youth; Islamic law marriage and feminism; and the role of democracy in Islam this volume will prove thought provoking for all those interested in the challenges of justice and pluralism facing the Muslim world as it confronts the twenty first century. This is a collection of essays by Muslim scholarsactivists and I m still plugging my way through it So far from what I ve read I particularly enjoyed engaging with the essays by Khaled Abou El Fadl Ebrahim Moosa Those so than several of the others I ve read are focused on the macro view the need for critical self analysis by the Muslim community I ll save the rating until I m done

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Omid Safi ð 2 Summary Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism Characters Ù PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Tellectually refreshing testament to the capacity of Islam for renewal change and growth these articles from fifteen Muslim scholars and activists address the challenging and complex issues that confront Muslims today Avoiding fundamentalist and apologetic approaches the book concentrates on the key areas of debate in progressive Islamic thought Contemporary Islam Gend. A collection of writings written by a group of scholars who consider themselves progressive Muslims As suggested by the topic of the book issues discussed revolved around justice gender and pluralism The ideas brought up need not necessarily be accepted and one does uestion how well versed some of these scholars truly are with the ur an I m no expert myself but having read the translation of the ur an several times I wonder how some of the scholars can put forth such flimsy arguments if they have done the same Nevertheless it is good for us to know what these progressive Muslims are thinking so that we can empathise and understand instead of condemning them outright Moreover rather than suashing the thoughts that are probably in the minds of many other other Muslims it is time such issues are brought out in the open and a dialogue be started And I think that is probably the main intention of these scholars

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Omid Safi ð 2 Summary Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism Characters Ù PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free 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 A probing frank and in. being a progressive Muslim means not simply thinking about the ur an and the life of the Prophet but also thinking about the life we share on this planet with all human beings and all living creatures Seen in this light our relationship to the rest of humanity changes the way we think about God and vice versa Growing up I was raised to understand that being a Muslim is to embody the five pillars faith pray charity fasting and pilgrimage and generally being a good person I was trained to read ur an beautifully the memorize versessurahs and some teachers even encouraged me to mimic the lifestyle of the Prophet 7th century Arabia such as living in modesty Our Prophet used to sleep on a mat for men to grow beard and many others that I found uite trivial Perhaps I was uite lucky that my own parents do not fuss much about these thingsI don t think it is wrong to learn about history technicality of salah prayer read ur an well but I do think we also need to focus on the core of Islamic ethic which is justice Progressive Muslims is a collection of essays that aim to do so Every human life female and male Muslim and non Muslim rich or poor has exactly the same intrinsic worth The essential value of human life is God given and is in no way connected to culture geography or privilege Further I am glad to find the essays that discuss justice and euality in genders In this world Muslim or non Muslim women still hold unfavorable position In Finance industry it is inevitably dominated by white male Further in Islam some essays discuss women s role in marriage women s right to sexdivorce and how women s nature to bore children is used to discourage women to pursue things outside homeIt also discusses sexuality Referring to the idea that every human being is eual so is homosexual and heterosexual One essay suggests the new readinginterpretation of Lut the versesurah that is heavily referred as restriction on homosexuality in IslamThe general idea of Progressive Muslims is to challenge the idea of The Shari ah says or Islam says as if these abstraction actually speak These interpretations are done by humans that are not infallible including ones who write these essays Hence there must be room for an educated and sensitive dialogue on every issue especially issues that never occurred during the lives of the ProphetThe title Progressive Muslims made me hesitate a bit Because I feel that it suggests that Islam is not progressive and I generally dislike categorizing things into two dimension But I feel that some terminologiesideas need some definition hence I must say it is defined articulatelyIt is worth noting that the whole essays do not necessarily answer our contemporary issues but of a collection of thoughts that encourage further discussions

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  • Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism
  • Omid Safi
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  • 15 April 2020
  • 9781851683161

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    (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] Free read Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ð Omid Safi Omid Safi ð 2 Summary “being a progressive Muslim means not simply thinking about the ur’an and the life of the Prophet but also thinking about the life we share on this planet with all human beings and all living creatures Seen in this light our relationship to the rest of humanity changes the way we think about God and vice versa” Growing up I was raised

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    Read Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] Free read Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ð Omid Safi This book was a great start in opening up new spaces and challenging the status uo of the larger Muslim population Through the essays what were freuently unheard voices are given a platform to people who wish to listen and difficult issues were unpacked and uestions were answered beyond the common tropesanswers

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    (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] Free read Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ð Omid Safi Read Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism This book makes you rethink everything It's exciting and amazing It re looks the definition of being a Muslim with a progressive outlook and u

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    (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] Read Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism When peace comes to mean the absence of conflict on the one hand and when conflict with an unjust and racist political order is a moral imperative on the other then it is not difficult to understand that the better class of human beings are in fact deeply committed to disturbing the peace and creating conflict Farid Esack

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    Omid Safi ð 2 Summary (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] A collection of writings written by a group of scholars who consider themselves progressive Muslims As suggested by the topic of the book issues discussed revolved around justice gender and pluralism The ideas brought up need not necessarily be accepted and one does uestion how well versed some of these scholars truly are with the ur'an I'm

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    Omid Safi ð 2 Summary Free read Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ð Omid Safi (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] This book came out of discussions post 911 which made it all the interesting to read now than a decade later with ISIS and Donald Trump's xenophobia leading the headlines Certainly pretty much everything written in these essays still applies which is pretty disheartening you'd hope we'd have made some progress I was most interested in seeing the different methodologies the authors used to deal with Islamic history and theology I'm not fami

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    (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] This is a collection of essays by Muslim scholarsactivists and I'm still plugging my way through it So far from what I've read I particularly enjoyed engaging with the essays by Khaled Abou El Fadl Ebrahim Moosa Those so than several of the others I've read are focused on the macro view the need for critical self analysis by the Mu

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    (E–pub READ) [Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism] Muslim folk will either love it or want to burn it

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