In this lockdown Unscripted Live episode, Dr Salman speaks to Prof Jonathan A.C. Brown. They talk about a range of topics from “the best joke he ever made”, to the future of Muslim activism and politics, Queer Theory, LGBT politics, and more.
This Unscripted Live episode was pre-recorded due to scheduling constraints.
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Dr Jonathan Brown is an Associate Professor and Chair of Islamic Civilization at Georgetown University. He received his BA in History from Georgetown University in 2000 and his doctorate in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago in 2006. He has studied and conducted research in countries such as Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, South Africa, India, Indonesia and Iran. He is a Director of Research at Yaqeen Institute, the editor-in-chief of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and the Law, and the author of several books including Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenges and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy.