By Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
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.
Read or Download Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History PDF
Similar islam books
Islamic anthropology is comparatively seldom handled as a selected quandary although a lot of the modern debate at the modernisation of Islam, its popularity of human rights and democracy, makes implicit assumptions concerning the approach Muslims conceive of the person. This e-book explores how the unfold of evolutionary idea has affected the ideals of up to date Muslims concerning human id, ability and future.
Commencing with the provocative question “what may well an anthropology of the secular seem like? ” this booklet explores the ideas, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis at the significant old shifts that experience formed secular sensibilities and attitudes within the glossy West and the center East.
There was an important upsurge of western curiosity within the political manifestations and importance of Islam within the final decade, fuelled by means of the concept of Islamic ‘revival’, the Iranian revolution and through occasions in international locations as assorted as Egypt, Pakistan and Sudan. Oil energy and its impact at the foreign monetary order, the connection of Muslim nations with the superpowers and the continuation of the Arab-Israeli clash have additionally served to concentration realization on Islamic politics and, particularly, at the suggestion of Islamic reassertion.
Islam and terrorism became inextricably intertwined as Islamic terrorists, drawing their notion and legitimacy from the Quran’s verses of struggle and violence, release Jihad opposed to the world. Is the Quran the matter? mockingly, lesser recognized verses of peace and tolerance coexist along them.
- The Life of Muhammad (SAAS)
- Moscheenbau in Deutschland: Ein historischer Abriss der Wahrnehmung von Moscheenbauten durch die nichtmuslimische Gesellschaft (German Edition)
- Faithful Education: Madrassahs in South Asia
- The Shi‘a in Modern South Asia: Religion, History and Politics
- Muslims in Prison: Challenge and Change in Britain and France (Migration Minorities and Citizenship)
Additional info for Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History