Islam in World Cultures: Comparative Perspectives
Islam in World Cultures analyzes differences in Islamic culture and practice by looking not simply at matters of doctrine, but also at how Islam interacts with local cultures.
Islam in World Cultures gathers the work of ten eminent scholars, each of whom has expertise in the Muslim culture of a particular country or geographical area. Individual chapters explore contemporary developments in the Islamic experience in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Central Asia, China, Indonesia, South Africa, Ethiopia, and the United States. This broad treatment provides an introduction to the full range of issues relating to Islam in the context of globalization.
第 1 到 5 筆結果，共 71 筆
In fact, it could be argued that until the modern period, such issues have been less problematic for Islam than for some other religions, including Christianity. In the twentieth century, a number of Muslim scholars began revisiting ...
For example, in a recent book published in Jakarta, the Indonesian Muslim scholar J. Suyuthi Pulungan argued that examining the relationship between the various Jewish tribes of Medina and the Muslim community requires a renewed ...
Furthermore, in groups spontaneously formed by Muslims who just happen to find themselves together at prayer time, polite arguments can arise as each tries to persuade another to take up the honor of leading the prayer.
Those who argued for Ali as successor were to become known as the Shi'a (“partisans [of Ali]”), who have remained a minority in the broader Muslim population to this day. Most Muslims, however, rejected these arguments for determining ...
Muslims, in the process of developing their arguments—both internal and external—evolved their own schools of theological thought. The field of these debates of Islamic theology is referred to in Arabic as kalam ...
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
Chapter TwoIslam after Empire Turkey and the Arab Middle East
Chapter ThreeShiite Islam in Contemporary Iran From Islamic Revolution to Moderating Reform
Chapter FourDebating Orthodoxy Contesting Tradition Islam in Contemporary South Asia
Chapter FiveIslam in Contemporary Central Asia
Chapter SixIslam in China Accommodation or Separatism?
Chapter SevenMuslim Thought and Practice in Contemporary Indonesia
Chapter EightReligion Language and Nationalism Harari Muslims in Christian Ethiopia
Chapter NineRace Ideology and Islam in Contemporary South Africa
Chapter TenPeril and Possibility Muslim Life in the United States
Chapter ElevenSuggestions for Further Reading and Internet Resources
Chapter TwelveKey Terms