January 6, 2006 13:34 Age: 8 yrs

Fox News: Professor An-Na'im, Moderates Fight Radicals for Religious Authority

By: Beverly James

Foxnews.com featured Professor Abdullahi An-Na'im in a December 27 article on how moderate Muslim scholars and politicians are seeking stronger religious authority. An-Na'im, an expert on Islamic law, is urging moderate Muslims to take control of fatwas--the nonbinding edicts on Muslim life, law, and duties--from more radical Muslims.

"Religious authority is in the eyes of the beholder and not anywhere else," An-Na'im said. "This reality has not changed in fifteen centuries of history, and will not change now." To read the article, click here.

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