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The front and back covers of bestselling author Irshad Manji's new book. The first book paints a bleak picture of contemporary Islam, a faith she nonetheless refuses to abandon, while the second book seeks a more hopeful way forward. The central concept she espouses is ijtihad, derived from the same verbal root as jihad, or struggle. Manji defines ijtihad as the Muslim tradition of dissenting, reasoning and reinterpreting. Its revival would help Muslims enhance their faith and throw off oppressive strictures. She lectures frequently and is featured regularly on television with the likes of Christiane Amanpour, Salman Rushdie, and David Frost.
I had never heard of your blog before; I found it today via BadCatholic. I just want to say that I admire your strength. I will be praying for you! Please pray for me when you say your evening prayer.
Rob Adamczyk religious background was rooted early in Catholicism to the point of wanting to be a priest. Subsequently being impressed with an evangelical Christian acquaintance, he departed from Catholicism and joined a Protestant fundamental church. But while continuing his religious quest several of his friends challenged his faith and the Bible.