“Liberal Islam” is not a contradiction in terms; it is a thriving tradition and editor Charles Kurzman discusses the history of the liberal tradition in Islam and. Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook By Charles Kurzman. May 15, Muslim liberalism is a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within. Liberal Islam has 34 ratings and 2 reviews. Sofia said: Absolutely fantastic sourcebook, providing a concise introduction to the fantastic works of numer.
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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. 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.
To every one of you we have appointed a right way and open path. Naturally the Iranian islan found his words threatening, and Soroush has since been barred from speaking publicly in Iran. An interpretation of a text is essentially pluralistic.
If the first charge is that liberal Islam is inauthentic, and therefore somehow wrong, the second charge argues that liberal Islam should not be tolerated whether or not it is wrong. Cancel Forgot your password? If what follows seems to be a nit-picking over texts, one should look at the way Liberal and Conservative Christians have debated the meaning of biblical texts or the way that some rabbis seem to turn parts of the Torah inside out to mean the exact opposite of their seemingly plain meaning.
Ernst, University of North Carolina “This book provides a valuable introduction to many significant Muslim thinkers whose importance is ignored by headline hunters who miss the major historical trends.
Please enter the message. Spencer rated it it was amazing Nov 09, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Although the West has largely ignored the liberal tradition within Islam, many of these authors llberal well-known in their own countries as advocates of democracy and tolerance.
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A Sourcebook by Charles Kurzman Editor. Trivia About Liberal Islam: This anthology presents the work of 32 Muslims who share parallel concerns with Western liberalism. Joshua rated it liked it Jun 13, ialam Refresh and try again. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Hadith collection-P.
In interviews, Soroush denies that he was a supporter of the Cultural Revolution in Iran or that he was active in the reorganization of the universities.
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Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook
Second, Abu Bakra had once been flogged for giving false testimony in an early court case. K rated it it was ok Dec 21, Yet even this staunch supporter of the Islamic Republic eventually had his doubts.
Helpful- chapters are written by various authors many of whom are prominent Islamic figures – scholars, politicians, activists and yes many females contributed also. You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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.
Details Additional Physical Format: LechnerJohn Boli No preview available – This anthology presents the translated work of 32 Muslims who are concerned with the separation of church and state, democracy, the condition of women, the rights of minorities, freedom of thought, and the future of human progress.