28th December 2019 Professor Ebrahim Rasool on ‘the deep problem with the Islamic learning system’

A wide ranging, erudite lecture touching on tradition and ethics, the difference between shariah and qanoon . . .”the shariah creates an internal forum in the conscience of the human being” . . .”ask your heart even if the muftis have given you an answer” . . . the need to take up Muhammad Iqbal’s call in The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam, “I have tried to meet, even though partially, this urgent demand by attempting to reconstruct Muslim religious philosophy with due regard to the philosphical tradition of Islam and the more recent developments in the various domains of knowledge”. click here