Shari'ah: A Muslim's Declaration of Independence

Shari'ah: A Muslim's Declaration of Independence

by Bill Whitehouse
     
 

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An exploration into a variety of ideas concerning traditional understandings of sacred law and shari'ah. This book introduces a new way of approaching the nature of shari'ah -- a way that pays close attention to the guidance of the Qur'an and the character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Anyone who is tired of the rigidity, dogmatism, and…  See more details below

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An exploration into a variety of ideas concerning traditional understandings of sacred law and shari'ah. This book introduces a new way of approaching the nature of shari'ah -- a way that pays close attention to the guidance of the Qur'an and the character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Anyone who is tired of the rigidity, dogmatism, and oppressiveness entailed by many facets of theologically and ideologically driven interpretations of Quranic guidance will find much on which to constructively reflect throughout the pages of 'Shari'ah: A Muslim's Declaration of Independence'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013269439
Publisher:
Bilquees Press
Publication date:
10/10/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
96 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Bill Whitehouse graduated with honors in Social Relations from Harvard University, and, as well, received a doctorate in Educational Theory from the University of Toronto. He has taught a variety of courses at both colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Dr. Whitehouse has written 27 books, both fiction and non-fiction (mostly the latter). He has been interviewed on television and/or radio in the United States, Canada, and England in relation to a number of different topics, including Islam and the Sufi mystical tradition. Dr. Whitehouse has been a Muslim and traveler on the Sufi path for nearly four decades.

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