Islam and Modernity

Editors: Masud, Muhammad, Salvatore, Armando and van Bruinessen, Martin
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-74-863792-8
Category: Religion & Theology - Islam
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A pioneering study providing an introduction to and overview of the debates and questions that have emerged regarding Islam and modernity. Key issues are selected to give readers an understanding of the complexity of the phenomenon from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Conceptualising Modernity
  • 1. Tradition and Modernity within Islamic Civilisation and the West - Armando Salvatore
  • 2. Western Scholars of Islam on the Issue of Modernity - Muhammad Khalid Masud and Armando Salvatore
  • Part 2. Negotiating Modernity
  • 3. Political Modernity - Sami Zubaida
  • 4. Islam, Modernity and the Politics of Gender - Deniz Kandiyoti
  • 5. Sufism, ‘Popular’ Islam and the Encounter with Modernity - Martin van Bruinessen
  • 6. Colonialism and Islamic Law - Ebrahim Moosa
  • Part 3. Debating Modernity
  • 7. The Reform Project in the Emerging Public Spheres - Armando Salvatore
  • 8. The Ulama and Contestations on Religious Authority - Muhammad Qasim Zaman
  • 9. Islamic Modernism - Muhammad Khalid Masud
  • 10. The Shifting Politics of Identity - Abdulkader Tayob
  • Contributors