Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the Qur'an

Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the Qur'an

by Suha Taji-Farouki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0197200028

ISBN-13: 9780197200025

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Published in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies


The essays in this volume examine ten Muslim intellectuals from the Arab world, Iran, Turkey, Indonesia, Pakistan, the USA, and Europe who employ contemporary critical methods to interpret the Qur'an, arriving at conclusions which challenge those of earlier Muslim interpretation, and which are critical of political Islam and progressive in orientation. The volume…  See more details below

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The essays in this volume examine ten Muslim intellectuals from the Arab world, Iran, Turkey, Indonesia, Pakistan, the USA, and Europe who employ contemporary critical methods to interpret the Qur'an, arriving at conclusions which challenge those of earlier Muslim interpretation, and which are critical of political Islam and progressive in orientation. The volume offers a framework for understanding their work, and responses to this among Muslim and Western audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197200025
Publisher:
Published in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Series:
Qur'anic Studies Series, #1
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface, Vincent Cornell

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