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.
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In their discussions of race, language, politics, and piety in diverse Muslim societies, these chapters bring to light some of the most consequential issues affecting the interpretations of Islam and the experiences of Muslims in the ...
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 ...
As the chapters that follow show, diversity is a vital issue for Muslims not only in their interactions with other religious traditions but also in their management of differences within the community of ...
With the work of the Islamic philosophers, new issues came to the fore in debates over the relative authority of human reason and divine revelation in human knowledge. These discussions continued to develop over the centuries under the ...
These sources were thus brought to bear on contemporary issues in a changing world, and the foundations of Muslim jurisprudence (fiqh) were constructed. Methodologies of legal reasoning were systematized both for interpreting the legal ...
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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