“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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Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook
Amr Magdi rated it liked it Sep 25, This book contends that “Liberal Islam” is not a contradiction uslam terms, but rather a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within the last generation. There has been some criticism of his choice of authors: Ammar rated it liked it May 10, Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak.
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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. Remember me on this computer.
The kruzman requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Millions of autodidacts now have access to texts and commentaries, such as non-clerics with secular educations: Kurzman does an examplary job of selection-the excerpts are both interesting and important-and of finding writings from across the Muslim world. Citations are based on reference standards. This collection will be an important resource for scholars and students of Islam, the Middle East, and international affairs, and will also loberal to redress the imbalance in ccharles perceptions of the Islamic world.
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This anthology presents the translated work of 32 Muslims who are concerned with the separation of church and state, democracy, the condiditon of women, the rights of minorities, freedom of thought, and the future of human progress. Lay Reader’s Book Reviews. The Lurzman inability to believe that there might be such a thing liberak liberal Islam proved a self-fulfilling prophecy. This binary opposition ignores the tremendous history of cultural borrowings and influences that permeated the supposed border over the centuries.