Islamic Liberation Theology as Critique: Critical Islamic Political Thought in the Age of Systemic Racism and Exclusion
28/11/2020 8:00pm

Islamic liberation theology is a critical expansion of both Islamic political thought and liberation theology in terms of the preferential option of the oppressed. In this presentation, Professor Esack will speak about the history and principles of Islamic liberation theology by focusing on themes such as the preferential option for the oppressed, praxis over doxy, pluralism, post-essentialism, and the mediation of social analysis and theology.

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Farid Esack - Professor in the study of Islam, University of Johannesburg

United States of America


Online - Zoom Webinar (registration required)


Midde Eastern Islamic Studies, University of Alberta