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Title Islam's predicament with modernity [electronic resource] : religious reform and cultural change / Bassam Tibi.
Author Tibi, Bassam.
Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-389) and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Cultural tensions, modernity, globalization, and conflict -- The predicament : the exposure to cultural modernity, and the need for an accommodation. Religious reform and cultural change in Islamic civilization -- Issue areas of the predicament I : modernity and knowledge. Torn between reason and Islamization -- Issue areas of the predicament II : cultural modernity and law. The contemporary reinvention of shari'a for the shari'atization of Islam -- Issue areas of the predicament III : Islam, the principle of subjectivity, and individual human rights -- Islam's predicament as a source of conflict. Cultural-religious tensions and identity politics -- Cultural change and religious reform I : The challenge of secularization in the shadow of de-secularization -- Cultural change and religious reform II : pluralism of religions vs. Islamic supremacism -- Authenticity and cultural legacy : a plea for the revival of the heritage of Islamic rationalism : falsafa/rational philosophy vs. fiqh-orthodoxy -- Case studies I : the failed cultural transformation in Egypt. A model for the Islamic world? -- Case studies II : the gulf beyond the age of oil. The envisioned cultural project for the future -- Conclusions and future prospects : cultural modernity and the Islamic dream of semi-modernity.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Islam -- 21st century.
Islamic renewal -- Islamic countries.
Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Religious awakening -- Islam.
Culture conflict -- Islamic countries.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Tibi, Bassam. Islam's predicament with modernity. London ; New York : Routledge, 2009 9780415484718 0415484715 9780415484725 0415484723 9780203881552 0203881559 (DLC) 2008037898
ISBN 9780203881552 (electronic bk.)
0203881559 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC413144
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