Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'

By Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'

modern Arab idea is a posh time period, encompassing a constellation of social, political, spiritual and ideological principles that experience advanced over the last 200 years — rules that signify the major positions of the social sessions in sleek and modern Arab societies.

Distinguished Islamic pupil Ibrahim Abu-Rabi‘ addresses such questions because the Shari‘ah, human rights, civil society, secularism and globalization. this can be complimented by way of a targeted dialogue at the writings of key Arab thinkers who characterize tested developments of idea within the Arab global, together with Muhammad ‘Abid al-Jabiri, Adallah Laroui, Muhammad al-Ghazali, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, Qutatnine Zurayk, Mahdi ‘Amil and plenty of others.

Before 1967, a few Arab nations introduced hopeful programmes of modernisation. After the 1967 defeat with Israel, lots of those hopes have been dashed. This publication retraces the Arab world’s aborted modernity of modern a long time. Abu-Rabi‘ explores the advance of latest Arab concept opposed to the historic history of the increase of contemporary Islamism, and the impression of the West at the sleek Arab world.

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