Sadik Al-Azm is one of today's foremost Arab public intellectuals, who offers innovative, often controversial challenges to conventional narratives on Islam and the West, secularism, Orientalism, and the Israel-Palestine issue.Islam - Submission and Disobedience includes essays on: Salman Rushdie, Is the Fatwa a Fatwa?, The Tragedy of Satan, Satanic Verses Post Festum: The Global, the Local, the Literary, and Universalizing from Particulars.
Table of Contents
1 The Importance of Being Earnest about Salman Rushdie 7
2 Satanic Verses Post Festum The Global, the Local, and the Literary 59
3 Is The 'Fatwa' a Fatwa? 121
4 Universalizing from Particulars 125
5 The Tragedy of Satan (Iblis) 131
Chronological Table of Contents 189