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Islam To Reform or to Subvert?

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ISBN-10: 0863567657

ISBN-13: 9780863567650

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mohammed Arkoun

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At a time when Islam is vilified by some and a source of inspiration for others, Mohammed Arkoun's is one of few voices that go against the stream. This radical review of the historiography of Islam draws on historical, social, psychological, and anthropological analysis. Mohammed Arkoun is emeritus professor at the Sorbonne, Paris, and editor of Arabica: Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies .
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 1/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Andr� L�vy is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bordeaux.William H. Nienhauser, Jr., is Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Chinese Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
A Critical Introduction to Qur'anic Studies
Belief and the Construction of the Subject in Islamic Contexts
Logocentrism and Religious Truthin Islamic Thought
Authority and Power in Islamic Thought
The Concept of Person in Islamic Tradition
Aspects of Religious Imaginary
The Rule of Law and Civil Society in Muslim Contexts
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Index