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Muhammad Abduh

Author: Mark J Sedgwick
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oneworld, 2010.
Series: Makers of the Muslim world.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Muhammad Abduh (1849-1905) is widely regarded as the founder of Islamic modernism. Egyptian jurist, religious scholar and political activist, he sought to synthesise Western and Islamic cultural values. Arguing that Islam is essentially rational and fluid, Abduh maintained that it had been stifled by the rigid structures implemented in the generations since Muhammad and his immediate followers. In this absorbing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Muḥammad ʻAbduh; Muḥammad ʻAbduh
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark J Sedgwick
ISBN: 9781851684328 1851684328
OCLC Number: 432408609
Description: xiii, 152 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The student --
Introduction to politics --
Urabi and exile --
Paris --
Beirut --
The return to Egypt --
The Mufti --
The Fatwas --
Adversity --
The aftermath.
Series Title: Makers of the Muslim world.
Responsibility: Mark Sedgwick.

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