MDI’s Zara Faris appears on TV discussing the topic ‘Does Islam need modernising? This features a discussion of whether reformation or revival is the way forward for Islam. The show looked at what are the external proponents of reformation, and how Muslims should revive their understanding of Islam in order to deal with current situation of the Muslims. Zara Faris delivers a powerful and succinct response to the demands by external powers for Muslims to reform their beliefs to fit the status quo, and distinguishes between imitating the status quo, and being a project to transform the status quo.
Topic: ‘Does Islam need updating? A discussion of reformation or revival’
6th November 2013
Channel: Islam Channel (UK)
Program: ‘Women’s AM’