A personal account of Muslim life in the modern world and the trials it raises
Funny, challenging, controversial, passionate and unforgiving, this is an unprecedented personal account of a Muslim's life in the modern world. A perceptive ground-breaking account of modern Islam, there is a great deal to be learnt from this book by anyone interested in the burning social and spiritual issues of the day.
Dr Farid Esack has an international reputation as a Muslim scholar, speaker and human rights activist. He has lectured widely on religion and Islamic studies and also served as a Commissioner for Gender Equality with Nelson Mandela's government. He has authored numerous Islamic books and is currently the Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at Harvard Divinity School.