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Second, Abu Bakra had once been flogged for giving false testimony in an early court case. Iran was to be the showpiece of the Islamist movement. By the late s he came to realize that the Islamic Republic was not ushering in a new era of justice and righteousness. LechnerJohn Boli No preview available – Heyder Affan rated it did not like it Jul 14, This collection will be an important resource for scholars and students of Islam, the Middle East, and international affairs, and will also help to redress the imbalance in our perceptions of the Islamic world.
Thoughtful readers here have access to the alternative voices of 20th-century Muslim intellectual life. English View all editions and formats.
I’ve read selected chapters from this: Kerry rated it really liked it Jan 27, It must become the standard sourcebook for anyone seriously interested in modern and contemporary Muslim thought. Although the West has largely ignored the liberal tradition within Islam, many of these authors are well-known in their own countries as advocates “Liberal Islam” is not a contradiction in terms; it is a thriving tradition and undergoing a revival within the last generation.
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Their preoccupation with issues which are not of capital importance has made them uncompromising not only in inter-religious dialogue but also in inter-Islamic dialogue.
In an analytical introduction, editor Charles Kurzman discusses the history of the liberal tradition in Islam and identifies the main currents in liberal Islamic thought. Preview this item Preview this item. Write a review Rate this item: Humayun Kabir India, argues that the precedent of the early period of Islam does not apply automatically to later periods: Hareem Khan rated it really liked it Sep 23, Varieties of Governance in China Jie Lu.
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The breadth and sophistication of this collection make it the indispensable sourcebook for anyone concerned with modern Islamic reflections on democracy, politics, and religion. Joshua rated it liked it Jun 13, Joseph C rated it liked it Jun 15, Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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Anacenaj rated it it was amazing Mar 27, Internet resource Document Type: The name field is required. The “Grammar” of Sacrifice Naphtali S. Soroush started to criticize the government and began to call for a reinterpretation of Islamic law and for academic and intellectual freedoms that his university reorganization had disregarded in isoam early s.
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Account Options Sign in. User Review – Flag as inappropriate so informative. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Ernst, University of North Carolina “This book provides a valuable introduction to many significant Muslim thinkers whose importance is ignored by headline hunters who miss the major historical trends.
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