Reasoning with God

Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age

Rowan and Littlefield, 2014 Author(s): Khaled M. Abou El Fadl Reasoning with God book cover

In light of recent concern over Shari’ah, such as proposed laws to prohibit it in the United States and conflict over the role it should play in the new Egyptian constitution, many people are confused about the meaning of Shari‘ah in Islam and its role in the world today. In Reasoning with God, renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl explains not only what Shari‘ah really means, but also the way it can revitalize and reengage contemporary Islam.

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