Friday, February 10, 2006
Authority Crisis: Who's On First?
In watching a recent speech by Dr. Sherman Jackson, it was interesting to note his pointing out of the authority crisis with American Muslims. This is also a topic that he has pointed out in his book, Islam and the BlackAmerican as well as in other speeches he's given. It would seem that this is indeed one of the most important topics relating to Islam here in the "West". As American Muslims strive to gain their own voices, part of that struggle will entail determining how and who has authority to speak on religion. Check out the article here.