In a world of contested images and ideas about Islam, this book captures the passion of a journey into and through Islam by an African-American feminist.
Wadud covers the fundamental five pillars from a progressive perspective, culminating in the performance pilgrimage every Muslim must make Once in a lifetime: the Hajj.
Drawn from a series of personal blog posts, amina’s account of her journey to Makkah is unlike any other: funny, serious, passionate, and searingly honest.
At every corner, she challenges entrenched patriarchal and exclusivist views that have dominated Islamic thought for fourteen centuries.
You would expect no less From ‘The Lady Imam’.