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By Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaled Abou El Fadl is a classically-trained Islamic jurist, an American attorney and legislation professor, and the most very important Islamic thinkers this present day. during this up-to-date and increased variation of The look for attractiveness in Islam, Abou El Fadl deals eye-opening and enlightening insights into the modern realities of the present country of Islam and the West. via a "conference of the books," an imagined convention of Muslim intellects from centuries earlier, Abou El Fadl examines the ugliness that has come to plague Muslim realities and makes an attempt to reclaim what he continues is a middle ethical price in Islam-the worth of attractiveness. Does Islamic legislations permit, or perhaps demand, the grotesque acts of ugliness that experience develop into so typically linked to Islam at the present time? Has Islam turn into a faith with out attractiveness, compassion and love?

Based on real instances, this publication tackles diversified matters and difficulties in each one bankruptcy via a post-9/11 lens, discussing such subject matters as marriage, divorce, parental rights, the location of girls, the veil, sexual abuse, wife-beating, terrorism, bigotry, morality, legislations, and the position of culture. Abou El Fadl argues that the rekindling of the forgotten worth of good looks is vital for Muslims this day to take again what has been misplaced to the fundamentalist forces that experience denigrated their religion.

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By Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaled Abou El Fadl is a classically-trained Islamic jurist, an American attorney and legislation professor, and the most very important Islamic thinkers this present day. during this up-to-date and increased variation of The look for attractiveness in Islam, Abou El Fadl deals eye-opening and enlightening insights into the modern realities of the present country of Islam and the West. via a "conference of the books," an imagined convention of Muslim intellects from centuries earlier, Abou El Fadl examines the ugliness that has come to plague Muslim realities and makes an attempt to reclaim what he continues is a middle ethical price in Islam-the worth of attractiveness. Does Islamic legislations permit, or perhaps demand, the grotesque acts of ugliness that experience develop into so typically linked to Islam at the present time? Has Islam turn into a faith with out attractiveness, compassion and love?

Based on real instances, this publication tackles diversified matters and difficulties in each one bankruptcy via a post-9/11 lens, discussing such subject matters as marriage, divorce, parental rights, the location of girls, the veil, sexual abuse, wife-beating, terrorism, bigotry, morality, legislations, and the position of culture. Abou El Fadl argues that the rekindling of the forgotten worth of good looks is vital for Muslims this day to take again what has been misplaced to the fundamentalist forces that experience denigrated their religion.

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