On Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World Today by Farid EsackOn Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World Today by Farid Esack

On Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World Today

byFarid Esack

Paperback | September 11, 2009

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Funny, challenging, controversial, passionate and unforgiving, this is an unprecedented personal account of a Muslim's life in the modern world. As an Islamic scholar, outspoken social activist and well-known commentator, Farid Esack is in a unique position to tackle the quandaries and challenges facing Muslims today. Whether it be cultivating a meaningful relationship with Allah or striving for gender equality and religious freedom, Esack combines personal insight with incisive analysis. Providing a devout yet practical guide for those seeking to re-engage with their faith in the modern world, this groundbreaking work will help believers and non-believers alike to appreciate the eternal relevance of the Qur'an and its teachings. Dr Faird Esack has an international reputation as a Muslim scholar, speaker and human rights activist. He has lectured widely on religion and Islamic studies and also served as a Commissioner for Gender Equality with Nelson Mandela's government. Hehas authored numerous Islamic books and is currently the Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at Harvard Divinity School. Funny, challenging, controversial, passionate and unforgiving, this is an unprecedented personal account of a Muslim's life in the modern world. As an Islamic scholar, outspoken social activist and well-known commentator, Farid Esack is in a unique position to tackle the quandaries and challenges facing Muslims today. Whether it be cultivating a meaningful relationship with Allah or striving for gender equality and religious freedom, Esack combines personal insight with incisive analysis. Providing a devout yet practical guide for those seeking to re-engage with their faith in the modern world, this groundbreaking work will help believers and non-believers alike to appreciate the eternal relevance of the Qur'an and its teachings. Dr Faird Esack has an international reputation as a Muslim scholar, speaker and human rights activist. He has lectured widely on religion and Islamic studies and also served as a Commissioner for Gender Equality with Nelson Mandela's government. Hehas authored numerous Islamic books and is currently the Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at Harvard Divinity School.
Title:On Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 11, 2009Publisher:Oneworld PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1851686916

ISBN - 13:9781851686919

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