Shadaab Rahemtulla – The black Muslim experience and Islam as a religion of protest and liberation

Throughout the Muslim world, the poor struggle against entrenched elites over the nature of a just society,” said Shadaab Rahemtulla, a professor at the University of Jordan and author of Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam. “In the Black Muslim experience,” said Rahemtulla, “you can see how Islam has been reinterpreted as a religion of protest.”

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