“Liberal Islam” is not a contradiction in terms; it is a thriving tradition and editor Charles Kurzman discusses the history of the liberal tradition in Islam and. Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook By Charles Kurzman. May 15, Muslim liberalism is a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within. Liberal Islam has 34 ratings and 2 reviews. Sofia said: Absolutely fantastic sourcebook, providing a concise introduction to the fantastic works of numer.
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Publisher Synopsis Kurzman does an examplary job of selection-the excerpts are both interesting and important-and of finding writings from across the Muslim world.
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The name field is required. A Sourcebook by Charles Kurzman Editor. Amr Magdi rated it liked it Sep 25, You are commenting using your Facebook account. By the mids he had started to distance himself from ispam committees on which he had served. Islam — 20th century.
Sulaiman — Part III. He now speaks outside of Iran, when he is allowed to travel, addressing international audiences, mainly in Europe and North America, stressing the commonality of his views with Western interpretations of religion.
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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.
The breadth and sophistication of this collection make it the indispensable sourcebook for anyone concerned with modern Islamic reflections on democracy, politics, and religion. 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. 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.
Valerie rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Lay Reader’s Book Reviews. Helpful- chapters are written by various authors many of whom are prominent Islamic figures – scholars, politicians, activists and yes many females contributed also. Most Euro-Americans have generally had to be content with the skewed stereotypes and soundbites provided by the media, which portray all Muslims as anti-Western fanatics.
These themes, along with his impressive erudition and his talent for public speaking, made Soroush one of the most popular public speakers in Iran in the early s. I’ve read selected chapters from this: Matthew rated it liked it Jan 15, As for freedom, bear in mind that the Church opposed it for centuries.
The Iranian Revolution of raised tremendous hopes among Lkberal in Malaysia, Africa, and throughout the Islamic world. Academic Skip to main content.
In an analytical introduction, editor Charles Kurzman discusses the history of the liberal tradition in Islam and libefal the main currents in liberal Islamic thought. Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Tunisian Islamists and a man excluded from the United States for his role in fomenting violence against the government of his home country?
Because liberal Islam shares concerns with Western liberalism, critics claim, it must not be a valid interpretation of the religion-if X islamm Western, it cannot be Islamic.
Liberal Islam : a source book
Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Ernst, University of North Carolina “This book provides a valuable introduction to many significant Muslim thinkers dharles importance is ignored by headline hunters charoes miss the major historical trends. Iran was to be the showpiece of the Islamist movement. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: 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.