Islam Globalization And Postmodernity

Islam Globalization And Postmodernity

by Akbar S. Ahmed
     
 

ISBN-10: 041509366X

ISBN-13: 9780415093668

Pub. Date: 11/17/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book examines the cultural responses of Muslims to the transformations, contradictions and challenges confronting contemporary Islam as it moves towards the twenty-first century. The diffusion of populations, the globalization of culture and the forces of postmodernity have shaken the world like never before. These developments have generated a debate among

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Overview

This book examines the cultural responses of Muslims to the transformations, contradictions and challenges confronting contemporary Islam as it moves towards the twenty-first century. The diffusion of populations, the globalization of culture and the forces of postmodernity have shaken the world like never before. These developments have generated a debate among Muslims which, as the contributors to this volume show, will have far-reaching consequences not just for the Muslim world, but for relations between Islam and the West more generally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415093668
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/17/1994
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Postmodernism and Islam 2. Greek Gods and Semitic Prophets 3. Confrontation and Clash 4. Studying Islam 5. Culture and Change 6. The Evil Demon: The Media as Master

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