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Dr Amina Wadud: For a Progressive Islam

  • Trisha Sertori

    Contributor

Ubud | Thu, November 19 2009 | 10:33 am
Dr Amina Wadud: For a Progressive Islam

PREMIUM JP/J.B. DjwanThe Islamic scholar, author, imam and activist — Dr Amina Wadud — started life as Mary, a Methodist child of the US borderline Southern State of Maryland in 1952.

Descended from Berber, Arab and African slaves who once answered the Islamic call to prayer, generations later Wadud would be born to an open-minded Methodist pastor. She grew up witnessing African Americans sawin...

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