Getting to Know Amina Wadud: Review of A Jihad for Justice

A couple of weeks ago Kecia Ali, Juliane Hammer, and Laury Silvers presented the e-book A Jihad for Justice: Honoring the Work and Life of Amina Wadud (the link takes you to a full PDF of the book). The e-book is meant to be a Festschrift, a German word for “a collection of academic essays by students of a significant scholar upon [her/his] retirement,” as described in the introduction.The pieces in this book are largely written by academics, yet it comprises a great and honest effort not onl … [Read more...]