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Postmodernism and Islam : predicament and promise

Author: Akbar S Ahmed
Publisher: London u.a. : Routledge, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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If you have been puzzled and bewildered by the mixed messages abounding in the relations between Islam and the western world, this is the book for you. A marvellous and accessible guide to one of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akbar S Ahmed
ISBN: 0415062926 9780415062923 0415062934 9780415062930
OCLC Number: 243724410
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [266] - 277.
Description: x, 294 Seiten
Contents: Preface, 1. Postmodernism and Islam, i. Questions For Our Age, ii. Grappling with Postmodernism, iii. Muslim Entry into the Postmodernist Phase of History, iv. Muslim Dilemma, 2. Greek Gods and Semitic Prohets, i. The Greeks and the Semites, ii. Star, iii. Cross, iv. Crescent, 3. Confrontation and Clash, i. Islam and the West: A Third Encounter of the Close Kind, ii. The Continuing Impact of the European Legacy, iii. The Tyranny of the Nation-State, iv. Kashmir: A Paradigmatic Post-Modernist Muslim Movement? 4. Studying Islam, i. Muslim Scholarship, ii. The Satanic Verses Affair, iii. The Growth of Occidentalism, iv. Non-Muslim Observers of Islam, 5. Culture and Change, i. Your Jeans for You, My Robes for Me, ii. Islamic Art and Architecture, iii. Changing Western Society, iv. Dangerous Crossings, 6. The Evil Demon: The Media as Master, i. vnderstanding the Demon, ii. The Demon and the Disintegration of the Family, iii. Muslims and the Demon, iv. Conclusion: Taming the Demon, References, Index
Responsibility: Akbar S. Ahmed.

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