On Thursday, April 28 at 19:30 GMT:
What does it mean to be a Muslim in today’s world? In Haroon Moghul’s new book, “Two Billion Caliphs,” the writer examines this question while giving his views on the strengths and weaknesses of Islam and how he considers relationships to be religious. how to develop.
“Two Billion Caliphs” explores the reasons Muslims are attracted to their faith and highlights some of the obstacles contemporary Islam faces – its entanglement with politics, Islamophobia, and associations negative relationship of faith with extremism, deviance and bigotry in the West. Moghul also addresses other nagging philosophical questions: How does the Islamic faith coexist with secularism, democracy, and science? How can progressive interpretations of gender and sexuality be understood in the context of Islam? And to what extent are Muslims able to reshape certain institutional beliefs?
The book is a sequel to Moghul’s 2017 memoir “How to Be a Muslim: An American Story,” detailing the author’s journey from a disbeliever to a Muslim. Muslim community leader.
In this episode of The Stream, we’ll talk to Moghul about his faith and thoughts on the future of Muslim identity in the West.
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Author, “Two Billion Caliphs: A Vision of a Muslim Future”