Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press On Sale: November 8, 2002 Price: $17.00
Khaled Abou El Fadl, a prominent critic of Islamic Puritanism, leads off this lively debate by arguing that Islam is a deeply tolerant religion. Injunctions to violence against nonbelievers stem from misreadings of the Qur’an, he claims, and even jihad, or so-called holy war, has no basis in Qur’anic text or...
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