Commentary on the Eleventh ContentionsRegular price $19.99
The philosopher Jurgen Haberman claims that "modernism is dominant but dead". An analogy might be: "Islam is despised but thriving". The short essays in this collection give thanks for this defining irony of our culture, and put flesh on a hundred bones of contention.
1. Augustine: man's deformity. Ishmael: his deformity. (Defy, don't deify.)
2. Peace without justice is not peace at all.
3. A faqih in first class? And pigs will fly ...
4. The Dajjal will only be king when only the blind are left in the valley.
5. British Islam: 'We came as rebels, and found ourselves to be heirs.' (Gershom Scholem)
6. The Liber Asian is the reconciliation between Edom and Judaism.
7. Your greatest liability is your liability.
8. No one is more extroverted than the contemplative saint.
9. Modernity: an accelerating attempt to shovel matter into the growing hole where religion used to be.
10. The Liber Asian vs. the Manu Mission: a woman may be Arahat on Arafat.
Author: Abdal Hakim Murad