In this important book he returns to historical voices—some forgotten, some suppressed—within the history of Islamic jurisprudence to argue for a retrieval of those voices.
We also talk about Turkey. Twenty years ago it was held up as an example of how a country that was almost entirely Muslim could incorporate and live secular, modern values. It seems clear today that all of that was wrong.
Akyol also speaks about his vision for the future of Islamic jurisprudence and his hope for a reformation within Islam, similar to… Well, listen to the whole interview. It will be well worth your time.
You can buy the book through Amazon of course. But let me encourage you to support your local bookstore and request a copy through them.
I had the privilege to officiate and preach at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this morning. Thought I would share some photos. And many thanks to Fr. Edward and the congregation for a warm welcome. People were most impressed by my son’s piano piece (by Mozart) during Communion.
It was a pleasure to work on this article with Bishop Bill Musk, formerly the regional bishop of North Africa. In it, we draw on decades of practical ministry experience in our different contexts and share what we think are some of the strengths of the Anglican way in relation to the Church’s witness in the Muslim world.
Me dió mucho gusto ser entrevistado por el Dr. Andrés Messmer del Seminario Teológico de Sevilla en cuanto a mi nuevo libro, Dos Historias de Todo: Comparativa de las metanarrativas del Islam y el cristianismo (Sola Fide, 2021).