KEYNOTE: "Shari'ah Law: Reasoning with God and the Challenge of the Unreasonable"
Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl delivers a powerful lecture on the notion of reasoning with God and the forgotten role and importance of reason in the Islamic tradition. He discusses his latest book, Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age, and how Muslims need to reclaim the beauty of their tradition in which reason and reasonableness are central to leading a life of Godliness as opposed to Godlessness. Enlightening, powerful and pertinent to the challenges facing Muslims in the modern world today. Delivered keynote lecture at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, April 14, 2017.