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Liberal Islam : a source book

Author: Charles Kurzman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contends that "Liberal Islam" is not a contradiction in terms, but rather a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within the last generation. This anthology presents the translated work of 32 Muslims who are concerned with the separation of church and state, democracy, the condition of women, the rights of minorities, freedom of thought, and the future of human progress.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Liberal Islam.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)698011514
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kurzman
ISBN: 0195116216 9780195116212 0195116224 9780195116229
OCLC Number: 37368975
Description: x, 340 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Liberal Islam and its Islamic context / Charles Kurzman Part I. Against theocracy. --
Message not government, religion not state / ʻAli ʻAbd al-Raziq --
Legislative authority / Muhammad Khalaf-Allah --
Taleqani's last sermon / Mahmud Taleqani --
Shariʻa : the codification of Islamic law / Muhammad Saʻid Al-ʻAshmawi --
Part II. Democracy. --
The Indonesian Revolution / Muhammad Natsir --
Accountability, Parliament, and Ijtihad / S.M. Zafar --
Religion and liberty / Mehdi Bazargan --
Christian-Muslim democracy / Dimasangcay A. Pundato --
Participation in non-Islamic government / Rachid Ghannouchi --
Democracy and shura / Sadek J. Sulaiman --
Part III. Rights of women. --
Unveiling and veiling / Nazira Zein-ed-Din --
Politics and the Muslim woman / Benazir Bhutto --
A feminist interpretation of women's rights in Islam / Fatima Mernissi --
Qurʼan and woman / Amina Wadud-Muhsin --
Islam and the 1995 Beijing World Conference on women / Muhammad Shahrour --
Part IV. Rights of non-Muslims. --
Minorities in a democracy / Humayun Kabir --
Universalism in Islam / Chandra Muzaffar --
Religious liberty / Mohamed Talbi --
The Medina document / Ali Bulac --
The downhill path and defense, not surrender / Rusmir Mahmutćehajić --
Part V. Freedom of thought. --
Humanity and Islam / ʻAli Shariʻati --
Extremism / Yusuf Al-Qaradawi --
Rethinking Islam Today / Mohamed Arkoun --
Shariʻa and basic human rights concerns / ʻAbdullahi Ahmed An-Naʻim --
The problem of ʻUlamaʼ / Alhaji Adeleke Dirisu Ajijola --
The evolution and devolution of religious knowledge / Abdul-Karim Soroush --
Part VI. Progress. --
The principle of movement in the structure of Islam / Muhammad Iqbal --
The second message of Islam / Mahmoud Mohamed Taha --
The necessity of renewing Islamic thought and reinvigorating religious understanding / Nurcholish Madjid --
Islam and humanism / Mamadiou Dia --
Islam and Modernity / Fazlur Rahman --
Islam and the challenge of the modern world / Shabbir Akhtar.
Other Titles: Liberal Islam, a sourcebook
Responsibility: edited by Charles Kurzman.
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Kurzman does an examplary job of selection-the excerpts are both interesting and important-and of finding writings from across the Muslim world./Middle East Quaterly June 1999.

 
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