Sara Khan writes a chapter for the new and timely book “Sensible Religion” edited by Christopher Lewis and Dan Cohn-Sherbok, published by Ashgate 2014

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Sara’s chapter is called “Retrieving the Equilibrium and Restoring Justice: Using Islam’s Egalitarian Teachings to Reclaim Women’s Rights.”
Written by committed believers from the major world’s faiths, Sensible Religion endorses the term ‘sensible’ as expressing religious reasonableness as well as sensitivity to criticism and new insights. Followers of the different traditions live ordinary lives in the mainstream of the world. This volume therefore addresses beliefs and the manner in which these convictions relate to social, political and ethical action. Countering the argument that religion is at root extremist and irrational, Sensible Religion brings together thoughtful and critical reflections by leading thinkers about humanity’s spiritual quest
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