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In this episode, Dr. Adnan Husain speaks with Muslim anarchist activist-scholar Dr. Mohamed Abdou, about his new book "Islam and Anarchism: Relationships and Resonances". Through this conversation and his research, Dr. Abdou seeks to disturb two commonly held notions - that Islam is necessarily authoritarian and capitalist; and that anarchism is necessarily anti-religious and anti-spiritual. Deeply rooted in key Islamic concepts and textual sources, and drawing on radical Indigenous, Islamic anarchistic, and social movement discourses, Dr. Abdou proposes 'Anarcha-Islam' and theologically challenges the classist, sexist, racist, ageist, queerphobic, and ableist inequalities in modern societies. 

You can find more of Dr. Abdou's work on his website or follow him on twitter

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