Posts tagged with "authority"

19. June 2017
Free Download in 4 Parts. Dr. Abou El Fadl presents the lives of Muslim women jurists, as documented from the original Arabic texts, and discusses what the facts of their lives reveal about their position as women, jurists and teachers in Islamic history. Link to Listen/Download on
01. March 2004
Lecture delivered by Khaled Abou El Fadl at the conference on "Religion and Violence" at the University of Virginia, Center of Religion and Policy. The Levinson Lectures, November 7, 2003. The topic I will address today is a difficult one because it is multi-faceted and multi-layered. It has so many various aspects to it. But it is also difficult because I cannot claim to be distant towards it. I cannot claim to be an objective engager analyzing the topic as if a specimen in a lab. For every...