Cultural Diversity And Islam / Edition 1

Cultural Diversity And Islam / Edition 1

by Abdul Aziz Said
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761825231

ISBN-13: 9780761825234

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: University Press of America

This edited volume is a compilation of original scholarly papers on the theme of cultural diversity in Islamic thought and practice under conditions of early and late modernity, with a specific contemporary focus on the crisis of religious tolerance in the Muslim world. Particular emphasis is placed upon Islamic concepts of cultural diversity as they contrast to

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This edited volume is a compilation of original scholarly papers on the theme of cultural diversity in Islamic thought and practice under conditions of early and late modernity, with a specific contemporary focus on the crisis of religious tolerance in the Muslim world. Particular emphasis is placed upon Islamic concepts of cultural diversity as they contrast to the traditional Western liberal approach that takes a neutral position on tolerance to cultural difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761825234
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
0.57(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction: A Summary of Papers Chapter 3 Cultural Diversity in Civilizational Perspectives: Dynamics of Cultural Diversity and Tolerance in Islam; Unity and Diversity in Islam and Islamic Civilization; Continuities and Discontinuities in Islamic Perspectives on Cultural Diversity; "True" a Chapter 4 Islamic Perspectives on Cultural Diversity: The Conceptual Foundation of Cultural Diversity in Pre-Modern Islamic Civilization; The Islamic Encounter with the Chinese Intellectual Tradition; Pluralism and Islamic Perspectives on Cultural Diversity Chapter 5 Crisis in Islamic State and Society: Islamists as Modernizers?; The Transformation of Iranian Political Culture: From Collectivism to Individualism Chapter 6 Alternative Models of Coexistence: Religio-Cultural Diversity: For What and With Whom? Muslim Reflections form a Post-Apartheid South Africa in the Throes of Globalization; Personal Reflections on Intellectual Diversity and Islam: The Example of Le Chapter 7 Endnotes Chapter 8 Editors' Biographical Sketches Chapter 9 About the Contributors

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