On Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World Today

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Oneworld, 1999 - Religion - 212 pages
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Trampling over the boundaries between the religious and the secular in ordero tackle some of the key questions facing Muslims in the contemporary age,his text presents an account of modern Islam.

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Review: On Being a Muslim: Finding a Religious Path in the World Today

User Review  - Armin - Goodreads

One of the best books I happened to read as a teenager. Shaped up my beliefs, actions and me as a person in many ways. Farid Esack is one cool writer! Read full review

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User Review  - Lolli Adriani - Goodreads

regretted why i didn't read this book any faster. such an amazing books. Read full review

Contents

On Being with Aliah
9
On Being with Myself
38
On Being with You
63
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Esack has an international reputation as a Muslim scholar, speaker, and human rights activist.

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