The Resource Muslim identities : an introduction to Islam, Aaron W. Hughes, (ebook)

Muslim identities : an introduction to Islam, Aaron W. Hughes, (ebook)

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Muslim identities : an introduction to Islam
Title
Muslim identities
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an introduction to Islam
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Aaron W. Hughes
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eng
Summary
Rather than focus solely on theological concerns, this well-rounded introduction takes an expansive view of Islamic ideology, culture, and tradition, sourcing a range of historical, sociological, and literary perspectives. Neither overly critical nor apologetic, this book reflects the rich diversity of Muslim identities across the centuries and counters the unflattering, superficial portrayals of Islam that are shaping public discourse today. Aaron W. Hughes uniquely traces the development of Islam in relation to historical, intellectual, and cultural influences, enriching his narrative with the findings, debates, and methodologies of related disciplines, such as archaeology, history, and Near Eastern studies. Hughes's work challenges the dominance of traditional terms and concepts in religious studies, recasting religion as a set of social and cultural facts imagined, manipulated, and contested by various actors and groups over time. Making extensive use of contemporary identity theory, Hughes rethinks the teaching of Islam and religions in general and helps facilitate a more critical approach to Muslim sources. For readers seeking a non-theological, unbiased, and richly human portrait of Islam, as well as a strong grasp of Islamic study's major issues and debates, this textbook is a productive, progressive alternative to more classic surveys
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Midwest
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1968-
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Hughes, Aaron W.
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306.697
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Islam
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adult
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Muslim identities : an introduction to Islam, Aaron W. Hughes, (ebook)
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9780231531924
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11864329
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11864329
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Muslim identities : an introduction to Islam, Aaron W. Hughes, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231531924
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11864329
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864329
System control number
MWT11864329
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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