A feminist's journey into the Quran

Category: Featured, Life & Society, Videos Topics: Interfaith, Quran Values: Spirituality Views: 2030
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Carla Power discuses her book "If the Oceans Were Ink" an eye-opening story of how she and her longtime friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi found a way to confront ugly stereotypes and persistent misconceptions that were cleaving their communities. Their friendship-between a secular American and a madrasa-trained sheikh-had always seemed unlikely, but now they were frustrated and bewildered by the battles being fought in their names. Both knew that a close look at the Quran would reveal a faith that preached peace and not mass murder; respect for women and not oppression. And so they embarked on a yearlong journey through the text.


  Category: Featured, Life & Society, Videos
  Topics: Interfaith, Quran  Values: Spirituality
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