Farid Esack

Farid Esack

South African Muslim scholar, writer, and political activist known for his opposition to apartheid, his appointment by Nelson Mandela as a gender equity commissioner, and his work for inter-religious dialogue. Currently the William Henry Bloomberg Visiting Professor at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts

07 February 2005
Farid Esack is a South African Muslim, a Koran scholar and a fascinating commentator on issues relating to politics, theology, reconciliation and gender justice. He visits Australia this week. Stephen Crittenden: This week a distinguished visitor has arrived in Australia from South Africa. Farid Esack is a Muslim scholar, a leading exponent of Koranic St […].
05 Feb 2005
Un livre de Farid Esack C’est au Pakistan que Farid Esack, jeune Sud-Africain élevé dans un quartier misérable réservé aux gens de couleur, est allé se former en vue de devenir imam. Etudiant en théologie dans les années 70, il s’affilie à un mouvement piétiste et missionnaire musulman appelé le “Tabligh”(1) . Il raconte : “A ce moment-là, j’étais étudia […].