“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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Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Table chagles contents Kostenfrei. Islam — Essence, genius, nature. By the mids he had started to distance himself from official committees on which he had served. Dilovar Munavvarov kurzmab it really liked it Feb 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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. Details Additional Physical Format: Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


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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. Islam — 20th century. Cancel Forgot your password?

Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: And if God had enforced His Will, He would have made of you all one people. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Humayun Kabir India, argues that the precedent of the early period of Islam does not apply automatically to later periods: By the late s he came to realize that the Islamic Republic was not ushering in a new era of justice and righteousness.

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I’ve read selected chapters from this: Paperback charkes, pages. If the first charge is that liberal Islam is inauthentic, and therefore somehow wrong, the second charge argues that liberal Islam should not be tolerated whether or not it is wrong.

Although the West has largely ignored the liberal tradition within Islam, many of these authors are well-known in their own countries as advocates of democracy and tolerance.

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We created you from a single pair of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other, not that ye may despise each other. Millions of autodidacts now have access to texts and commentaries, such as non-clerics with secular educations: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Citations ccharles based on reference standards. You already recently rated this item. Advanced Search Find a Library. The breadth and sophistication of this collection make it the indispensable sourcebook for anyone concerned with modern Islamic reflections on democracy, politics, and religion.

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