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Khaled Abou El Fadl (5:32)
The night before her visit to a Los Angeles mosque, Asra meets with Khaled Abou El Fadl, the UCLA law professor and Islamic scholar whom she considers her intellectual guide.  Abou El Fadl encourages her to continue writing books even in the face of criticism from other Muslims who dismiss her as a self-promoter.

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