Islam under Siege Living Dangerously in a Post- Honor World

ISBN-10: 0745622100
ISBN-13: 9780745622101
Edition: 2003
Authors: Akbar S. Ahmed
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Description: In this text, Akbar Ahmed, a Muslim and leading social scientist who has worked in the Muslim world but lives in the West, explains what is going wrong in society by referring to Islamic history and beliefs.

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 8/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

In this text, Akbar Ahmed, a Muslim and leading social scientist who has worked in the Muslim world but lives in the West, explains what is going wrong in society by referring to Islamic history and beliefs.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: God's Gamble
Islam under Siege
The Return of Anthropology and the Final Crusade
The Sense of Muslim Siege
What is Going Wrong?
Is it about Islam or is it Globalization?
A Post-Honor World?
Ibn Khaldun and Social Cohesion
The Khaldunian Breakdown
The Man in the Iron Cage
The Failure of Muslim Leadership
Muslim Leaders
Veiled Truth: Women in Islam
Searching for a Muslim Ideal: Inclusion
Case Study One: The Scholarship of Inclusion
Inclusivists in America: Islam in Toledo, Ohio
Searching for a Muslim Ideal: Exclusion
Case Study Two: The Scholarship of Exclusion
Exclusivists in America: The Debate in Cleveland, Ohio
Toward a Global Paradigm
The Challenge for Islam
Questions for our Time
Notes
References
Index

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