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Soroush participated actively in the revolutionary reorganization of the universities in Ukrzman, which involved getting rid of many fine professors in the name of ideological purity. In the words of Subhi Mahmassani Lebanon, born Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Jul 13, An interpretation of a text is essentially pluralistic. Ilam to Read Currently Reading Read. Oxford University Press- Religion – pages.
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Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook By Charles Kurzman
Linked Data More info about Linked Data. This anthology presents the work of 32 Muslims who share parallel concerns with Western liberalism.
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Soroush started to criticize the government and began to call for a reinterpretation of Islamic law and for academic and intellectual freedoms that his university reorganization had disregarded in the early s. In an analytical introduction, editor Charles Kurzman discusses the history of the liberal tradition in Islam and identifies the main currents in liberal Islamic thought.
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Although the West has largely ignored the liberal tradition within Islam, many of these authors are well-known in their own countries as advocates of democracy and tolerance. Joshua rated it liked it Jun 13, Muslim liberalism is a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within the last generation. If Allah had willed, He would have made you one community…. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Hareem Khan rated it really liked it Sep 23, Charles Kurzman Find more information about: Heyder Affan rated it did not like it Jul 14, Aside from bias, Western policy must better understand the distinctions within Islamic movements.
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Most Euro-Americans have generally had to be content with the skewed stereotypes and soundbites provided by the media, which portray all Muslims as anti-Western fanatics. A Sourcebook by Charles Kurzman Editor. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Account Options Sign in. Email required Address never made public. It has been painful for these people to find that dream unfulfilled.
Ammar rated it liked it May 10, Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Absolutely fantastic sourcebook, providing a concise introduction to the fantastic works of numerous scholars.
Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Tunisian Islamists and a man excluded from the Kursman States for his role in fomenting violence against the government of his home country?