Manji, Irshad

Posted Oct 7, 2005      •Permalink      • Printer-Friendly Version Bookmark and Share

Irshad Manji is the best-selling author of The Trouble with Islam: A Muslims Call for Reform in Her Faith (St. MartinҒs Press). It is being published throughout North America and Europe as well as parts of Asia. Arabic and Urdu translations are also being posted on her website,
Irshad wrote this book while serving as Writer-in-Residence at the University of Torontos Hart House. She currently hosts ғBig Ideas, a television program co-produced by public education channel TVOntario and the University of TorontoԒs Munk Centre for International Studies. Aimed at college and university students, Big IdeasӔ showcases innovative thinkers from around the world.

Irshad is now launching Project Ijtihad, an initiative to revive Islams lost tradition of independent thinking.