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great theft

Khaled Abou El Fadl

great theft

wrestling Islam from the extremists

by Khaled Abou El Fadl

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in New York, NY .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Islam.,
  • Muslims.,
  • Islamic fundamentalism.,
  • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKhaled Abou El Fadl.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599258M
    ISBN 100061189030
    ISBN 109780061189036

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    Is Islam the solution or part of the problem? Abou El Fadl depicts an ongoing struggle between puritans and moderates to define and apply Islam today. Those he labels puritans embrace an absolutist and intolerant orientation. The moderates draw on the more humanistic heritage hammered out by generations of ulama (religious scholars).Author: L. Carl Brown. Check out this great listen on Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today best-selling author of The Hollow of Fear. As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and fou.

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