“Oh my Lord, increase me in knowledge.” (Qur’an 20:115)
A very excellent interview by brother Terron Poole and Professor Valerie Hoffman. Topics discussed are Professor Hoffman’s journey to Islamic and Arabic studies, her time spent among Ibadi communities in East Africa, North Africa and Oman. Key differences in theology between the Ibadi and the Sunni schools. Professor Hoffman’s admission that it may not be appropriate to consider Ibadi as an offshoot of the Kharijites. Discussion of the Al Hakamiyah. Revival of the Ibadi school. The growing Ibadi community in Ghana West Africa.