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Description - The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought reflects the variety of trends, voices, and opinions in the contemporary Muslim intellectual scene. Challenges Western misconceptions about the modern Muslim world in general and the Arab world in particular. Consists of 36 important essays written by contemporary Muslim thinkers and scholars. Covers issues such as Islamic tradition, modernity, globalization, feminism, the West, the USA, reform, and secularism. Helps readers to situate Islamic intellectual history in the context of Western intellectual trends.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405121743
ISBN-10: 1405121742
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 175mm x 42mm)
Pages: 696
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'

Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi is Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations and co-Director of the Duncan Black McDonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary. He is the co-editor of The Muslim World, the oldest journal on Islam in the US. He is the editor of several books and the author of the following: Intellectual Origins of Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Arab World (State University of New York Press, 1995) and Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History (Pluto Press, 2004).