Khaled Abou E1-Fadl studied Islamic Law in Egypt and Kuwait, and has from Pennsylvania, Yale and Princeton. Currently Professor of Law at UCLA, he has served on a variety of committees for Human Rights, and has published several books and numerous articles.
This book is a must-read for anyone interested in Islamic law, women in Islamic law, or Islamic dynamics of authority. Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Lee
Dr. Abou El Fadl's excellent book on Islam. The Great Theft and The Search For Beauty In Islam are among his great works.Published on February 19, 2006 by Moderate1
What Mr. El Fadl has done in this book is nothing short of extraordinary. His project is to first explain to the reader how the Islamic jurisprudential system works: this is the... Read morePublished on December 16, 2003 by David Kirchner II
This book leaves out much to be desired.
You are better off reading "Islam Exposed" by Solomon Tulbure ISBN: 1932303456
Despite competently hitting the bull's eye in several locations, Dr. Abou El Fadl commits the same crime he is trying to expose and fight. Read morePublished on May 27, 2003 by Ahmed K. Sultan Salem
Detailed and scholarly. El Fadl has a great love for Islam and shows it by digging its darkest closets, and showing that light can still reach there.Published on April 16, 2002 by Andy Barenberg