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Islam and Modernity Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0226702847

ISBN-13: 9780226702841

Edition: 1984 (Reprint)

Authors: Fazlur Rahman

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"As Professor Fazlur Rahman shows in the latest of a series of important contributions to Islamic intellectual history, the characteristic problems of the Muslim modernists--the adaptation to the needs of the contemporary situation of a holy book which draws its specific examples from the conditions of the seventh century and earlier--are by no means new. . . . In Professor Rahman's view the intellectual and therefore the social development of Islam has been impeded and distorted by two interrelated errors. The first was committed by those who, in reading the Koran, failed to recognize the differences between general principles and specific responses to 'concrete and particular historical…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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