Islam, Globalization, and Postmodernity

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415093675
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (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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