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Islam and the Arab world

Islam and the Arab world

faith, people, culture

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Published by Knopf in association with American Heritage Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Islamic.,
  • Art, Islamic.,
  • Islamic Empire.,
  • Middle East -- History -- 1517-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.349-350.

    StatementTexts by Bernard Lewis [and others] ; Edited by Bernard Lewis.
    ContributionsLewis, Bernard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360p. :
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22336566M

    Muslims beyond the Arab World explores the vibrant tradition of writing African languages using the modified Arabic script ('Ajami) alongside the rise of the Muridiyya Sufi order in Senegal. The book demonstrates how the development of the 'Ajami literary tradition is entwined with the flourishing of the Muridiyya into one of sub-Saharan Africa's most powerful and dynamic Sufi . Arabic writing in translationHow European scholars first encountered the Arab world. Seeking to refute Islam, they gathered books from the Middle East, and almost despite themselves came to a greater respect for its civilisation.

    The West has tended to view the Arab-Islamic world as peripheral, only gaining importance in relation to geo-strategic and energy concerns. However, as this book demonstrates, there is a much richer and fruitful basis upon which relations between the West and the Arab-Islamic world can and should be based. This wide-ranging examination of Arab society and culture offers a unique opportunity to know the Arab world from an Arab point of view. Halim Barakat, an expatriate Syrian who is both scholar and novelist, emphasizes the dynamic changes and diverse patterns that have characterized the Middle East since the mid-nineteenth Arab world is not one shaped by Islam, nor 3/5(1).

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In a book titled Al-Muslimun wa al-Awlamah, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a renowned Islamic scholar and the most popular TV preacher in the Arab world, describes globalization as “a new imperialism, a fate imposed on us.”. “Islam, State and Modernity is a significant contribution to exploring the various aspects of al-Jabri’s thought, philosophy, and legacy for a wider readership, on topics ranging from Arab–Islamic thought to the state, politics, ethics, education, and the Qur’an phenomenon.

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