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Islam & Jihad : prejudice versus reality

Author: Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed Noorani
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2002.
Series: A Global issues title; Global issues in a changing world
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and their aftermath have focused the world's attention on Islamic fundamentalism. This accessible volume aims to rebutt the misconceptions about Islam  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed Noorani
ISBN: 1842772708 9781842772706 1842772716 9781842772713 1552660982 9781552660980 086486602X 9780864866028
OCLC Number: 237813499
Description: x, 162 Seiten.
Contents: Preface1. Introduction - 'The Spectre of Islam'2. The Long March of Prejudice3. The Meanings of Jihad and Fatwa4. The Very Modern Roots of Islamic Fundamentalism5. Human Rights in the Islamic Tradition6. Ijtihad (Reason) and the Challenge of Modernity7. Epilogue: Time for the Greater JihadAppendices1. Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights2. The Protection of Human Rights in Islamic Criminal Justice
Series Title: A Global issues title; Global issues in a changing world
Other Titles: Islam and Jihad
Responsibility: A.G. Noorani.

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'A graceful and compelling attempt to show how Islam can be modern and true to its traditions. Through gentle, probing questions, Noorani offers a frank assessment of ossified traditionalism and Read more...

 
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