The Resource Reconfiguring Islamic tradition : reform, rationality, and modernity, Samira Haj, (ebook)

Reconfiguring Islamic tradition : reform, rationality, and modernity, Samira Haj, (ebook)

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Reconfiguring Islamic tradition : reform, rationality, and modernity
Title
Reconfiguring Islamic tradition
Title remainder
reform, rationality, and modernity
Statement of responsibility
Samira Haj
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Language
eng
Summary
Samira Haj conceptualizes Islam through a close reading of two Muslim reformers-Muhammad ibn 'Abdul Wahhab (1703-1787) and Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905)-each representative of a distinct trend, chronological as well as philosophical, in modern Islam. Their works are examined primarily through the prism of two conceptual questions: the idea of the modern and the formation of a Muslim subject. Approaching Islam through the works of these two Muslims, she illuminates aspects of Islamic modernity that have been obscured and problematizes assumptions founded on the oppositional dichotomies of modern/traditional, secular/sacred, and liberal/fundamentalist. The book explores the notions of the community-society and the subject's location within it to demonstrate how Muslims in different historical contexts responded differently to theological and practical questions. This knowledge will help us better understand the conflicts currently unfolding in parts of the Arab world
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Midwest
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1945-
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Haj, Samira
Dewey number
297.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
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  • Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Wahhāb
  • Muḥammad ʻAbduh
  • Islamic modernism
  • Islamic renewal
  • Faith and reason.
  • Islamic philosophy
Target audience
adult
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Reconfiguring Islamic tradition : reform, rationality, and modernity, Samira Haj, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780804769754
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11891657
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remote
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11891657
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MWT11891657
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Reconfiguring Islamic tradition : reform, rationality, and modernity, Samira Haj, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804769754
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891657
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891657
System control number
MWT11891657
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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