|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2007|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Steven Kepnes is Murray W. and Mildred K. Finard Chair of Jewish Studies and Professor and Chair, Department of Religion, Colgate University. Basit Bilal Koshul is Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan.
Table of ContentsPART I: STDUYING THE WESTERN 'OTHER' AND UNDERSTANDING THE ISLAMIC 'SELF' Studying the Western 'Other' and Understanding the Islamic 'Self': A Qur'anically Reasoned Perspective; B.B.Koshul "Voltaire's Bastards" - A Response to Basit Koshul's "Studying the Western Other"; M.S.Umar Islam, "A Prophetic, Dissenting Witness within the Reality of the Modern World": A Response to Basit Koshul; Y.Mermer Response to Basit Koshul; V.Cornell PART II: STUDYING THE ISLAMIC 'OTHER' AND UNDERSTANDING THE WESTERN 'SELF' Islam as Our "Other," Islam as Our "Self"; S.Kepnes Beyond Logics of Preservation and Burial: The Display of Distance and Proximity of Traditions in Scriptural Reasoning; N.Adams Response to Steven Kepnes; I.Markham Is Scriptural Reasoning Senseless? A Response to Steven Kepnes; M.Kavka PART III: REFLECTIONS ON SCRIPTURE, REASON AND THE CONTEMPORARY ISLAM-WEST ENCOUNTER; D.Ford, P.Ochs & T.Winter