Luke 1:30-35 (NRSV) 30 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31 And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus…. Read More ›
Which is to say, if heaven does not look like this, I will be disappointed.
Reposted from the superb Islamic Law Blog By Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University) I once found myself trapped on a phone call with an exercised adherent of the Ḥanafī school of Islamic law who made it clear that the conversation was not going… Read More ›
There Are No Literalists: Early Sunnis and Interpretation in Theology and Law Just published in Modernleşme Protestanlaşma ve Selefîleşme, 2019 Author Dr Jonathan Brown This paper demonstrates how, despite their commitment to sticking closely to the revealed word of the… Read More ›