When faced by a shocking criticism aimed at the Deen of Allah, how should one react? Looking at the root cause of an out-of-place comment helps relieve our own stress at hearing it. It also allows us to open up the conversation toward more productive discussion. This session of Sila’s Not-a-Whole-Book Club helps shed further light on Dr. Fareeha Khan’s insightful article, “Ibrahim ‘alayhi al-salam: Father of Supreme Devotion.” Pre-read the article and join us for further exploration.
Register for the Zoom session below and pre-read the article here.
Fatima Quraishi holds a B. A. In sociology from the University of Virginia. She has been a homeschooling mom for the past twenty years and currently lives in Connecticut.
Dr. Fareeha Khan
Dr. Fareeha Khan is an intellectual historian and a founding member of the Sila Initiative. She holds an MA from the University of Chicago in Middle Eastern Studies and a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Michigan. She has also studied with Muslim scholars in Jordan, the US and Canada. Born and raised in Chicago, she now lives with her husband Ibrahim Mansoor in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where she continues to write and conduct research.