Islam in the Modern World

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This book canvases key questions put to Islam and Muslim in modern times with an eye to cover its tradition and sensitivity to its complexities for the modern reader. It consists of two parts respectively focusing on Islam as a faith tradition and issues put to Islam and Muslims in the modern world. Part one covers the existential perspective of Islam, monotheism, prophethood and Prophet Muhammad, revelation and the Qur'an, personal practice of Islam and its fundamental principals. Part two covers Muslims in modern life, interpretations of Islamic law, jihad and terrorism, women in Islam, Islam in politics and a review of Islamic history.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIstanbul
PublisherJournalists and Writers Foundation Publications
Number of pages174
ISBN (Print)975-6714-34-4
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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  • Islam
  • Modern Islam
  • Progressive Islam
  • Islam in the modern world


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