Islam - Submission and Disobedience

Islam - Submission and Disobedience

by Sadik J Al-Azm


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783940924247
Publisher: Gerlach Press
Publication date: 11/30/2014
Series: Collected Essays on Islam and Politics Series
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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

Notes 179

Acknowledgements 187

Chronological Table of Contents 189

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