Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism

Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism

by Omid Safi
     
 

ISBN-10: 185168316X

ISBN-13: 9781851683161

Pub. Date: 05/01/2003

Publisher: Oneworld Publications


Confronting such key contemporary issues as racism, justice, sexuality, and gender, this book offers a revealing insight into the real challenges faced by Muslims of both sexes in Western society.  See more details below

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Confronting such key contemporary issues as racism, justice, sexuality, and gender, this book offers a revealing insight into the real challenges faced by Muslims of both sexes in Western society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851683161
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
945,925
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Introduction: The times they are a-changin' - a Muslim quest for justice, gender quality and pluralism
1The ugly modern and the modern ugly: reclaiming the beautiful in Islam
2In search of progressive Islam beyond 9/11
3Islam: a civilizational project in progress
4The debts and burdens of critical Islam
5On being a scholar of Islam: risks and responsibilities
6Transforming feminism: Islam, women and gender justice
7Progressive Muslims and Islamic jurisprudence: the necessity for critical engagement with marriage and divorce law
8Sexuality, diversity and ethics in the agenda of progressive Muslims
9Are we up to the challenge? The need for a radical re-ordering of the Islamic discourse on women
10Muslims, pluralism, and interfaith dialogue
11American Muslim identity: race and ethnicity in progressive Islam
12Islamic democracy and pluralism
13How to put the genie back in the bottle? "Identity" Islam and Muslim youth cultures in America
14What is the victory of Islam? Towards a different understanding of the Ummah and political success in the contemporary world
Further Reading
Index

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