Surah 55: Al Rahman, Verses 49 to 65

Part 1: In the introduction, Director Grace Song discusses Westworld and the idea of "cornerstones," which define a person; the perils of social media; what it means to be a feminist and a Muslim feminist. Then, Dr. Abou El Fadl continues to present his original Qur'anic commentary of Surah al Rahman through Verse 65.




In Part 2, Dr. Abou El Fadl answers questions about the tradition of khalwah (solitude or seclusion for the purpose of drawing closer to God) in Islam, and on traversing levels of paradise.


In Part 3, Dr. Abou El Fadl presents a scathing critique of the book "What is Islam?" by Shahab Ahmed and also discusses his work on the Satanic Verses. 


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