At a time when misogyny and hostile attitudes towards women are plaguing Muslim communities throughout the world, Dr. Jasser Auda presents a timely and vital challenge to the contentious issue of women's access to the mosque, expounding and Islamic perspective.
Reclaiming The Mosque is a crucial response to the current trials facing Muslim communities, and moreover, it offers a clear and cohesive call to action that harks back tot he Islamic principles of Freedom, justice and human rights.
About The Author
Professor Jasser Auda is the President of Maqasid Institute Global, a think tank based in the USA, UK, Malaysia and Indonesia, and has educational and research programs in a number of countries. He is a member of the Fiqh Council of North America and the European Council for Fatwa, and a fellow at the Fiqh Academy of India. He has a PhD in the philosophy of Islamic law from the University of Wales, UK, and a PhD in systems analysis from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Early in his life, he memorized the Quran and studied at the Study Circles of Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. He worked previously as a professor at the universities of Waterloo, Carleton, and Ryerson in Canada; Alexandria in Egypt; International Peace in South Africa; Islamic University in Sanjaq, Qatar; the Faculty of Islamic Studies, American University of Sharjah in the UAE; and the University of Bahrain. He lectured on Islam and its law in dozens of countries and authored 25 books in Arabic and English, some of which have been translated into 25 languages.
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