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Islam and education : myths and truths

Islam and education : myths and truths

Author: Wadād Qāḍī; Victor Billeh
Publisher: Chicago : University Of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the world of education in Islam since the medieval era, illuminating the struggle among Islamic scholars and educators over whether to reform or resist as a way of preserving identity. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wadād Qāḍī; Victor Billeh
ISBN: 9780226421872 0226421872
OCLC Number: 938574430
Description: 223 s. : illustrations
Contents: Preface / David Post, Mark Ginsburg, and Heidi Ross --
Education in Islam --
myths and truths / Wadad Kadi --
Islamic reformation : a history of Madrasa reform and legal change in Egypt / Indira Falk Gesink --
"When Muʻawiya entered the curriculum" --
some comments on the Iraqi education system in the interwar period / Orit Bashkin --
Be masters in that you teach and continue to learn : medieval Muslim thinkers on educational theory / Sebastian Günther --
Islamic education and civil society : reflections on the Pesantren tradition in contemporary Indonesia / Florian Pohl --
Reclaiming an ideal : the Islamization of education in the southern Philippines / Jeffrey Ayala Milligan --
"A modern, integral, and open understanding" : Sunni Islam and Lebanese identity in the Makassed Association / Mandy Terc --
Religious school enrollment in Pakistan : a look at the data / Tahir Andrabi ... [et al.] --
Memorization and learning in Islamic schools / Helen N. Boyle --
Qur'anic education and social change in northern Morocco: perspectives from Chefchaouen / Sobhi Tawil.
Responsibility: edited by Wadad Kadi and Victor Billeh.
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