[Reader-list] Rethinking Islam

Tapas Ray tapasrayx at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 21:41:16 IST 2008

hello! i'm a little confused. what exactly is the problem you see in 
shuddha's post? do you think that as someone with a hindu name, he 
should not have read so much about islamic thought, or if he did, should 
not have mentioned that in public?

just curious.


kirdar singh wrote:
> Very interesting... S.Jabbar asked "if there are Islamic scholars who
> can guide me..." and quickly jumped in Maulvi Shuddhabrata Sengupta to
> guide her. I can very well see Maulvi Shuddh in the sorely needed role
> of a mujtahid in Islam in the times to come... Hail Mutazilites, Hail
> Farabites, move away you Yogis... Here comes the New Age Islamic
> Ijtehad, Sarai being the new Baghdad...
> (Sorry I'll give you the references later, since I am in a flight
> between Babylon and Ankara.)
> KS
> (sorry, just couldn't help break the serious silence on this issue
> from the other Sarai fellows who are as usual spellbound).
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Shuddhabrata Sengupta
> <shuddha at sarai.net> wrote:
>> Dear Sonia,
>> Thanks for your post. I have been studying Ibn Arabi, Ibn Rushd and
>> the Mutazila for quite some time now. And have always been struck by

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