Book Reviews: Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters, Omid Safi

“Show me your relationship to Muhammad, and I will show you what kind of Muslim you are,” says Omid Safi in his work, Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters. I read Safi’s Memories of Muhammad a couple of years ago as a required text for a graduate course and since have found myself frequently… Read More Book Reviews: Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters, Omid Safi

Book Reviews: On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam, Sherman Jackson

  From the time of the death of the Prophet (saws), Muslims have struggled towards consensus on an array of theological issues. While rooted in scholarly ambition,these debates have helped cast a long history of intra-Muslim violence. On several occasions the Qur’an invokes the injunction, “enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong.” Many… Read More Book Reviews: On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam, Sherman Jackson