Beyond Islamic fundamentalism
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Beyond Islamic fundamentalism the sociology of faith and action by Asaf Hussain

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Published by Volcano Press in Leicester .
Written in English



  • Islamic countries,
  • Islamic countries.


  • Islamic sociology,
  • Ideology -- Political aspects -- Islamic countries,
  • Islamic countries -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

StatementAsaf Hassain.
LC ClassificationsBP173.25 .H87 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1489804M
ISBN 101870127803
LC Control Number93161500

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Beyond Belief is the result of his five-month journey in through Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, and Malaysia--lands where descendants of Muslim converts live at odds with indigenous traditions, and where dreams of Islamic purity clash with economic and political by: Beyond Fundamentalism is both an in-depth study of the ideology fueling militants throughout the Muslim world and an exploration of religious violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hussain, Asaf. Beyond Islamic fundamentalism. Leicester: Volcano Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Most interesting is its exploration of how the monarchy is “the single greatest force in spreading Islamic fundamentalism”; "Unfortunately, a large chunk of the book is devoted to separating Islam from Wahhabism, meaning the author never gets to root matters. Anything positive is attributed to Islam and anything negative—misogyny Cited by: 8.

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A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book asks some hard questions of those who, in denouncing the racism of Western feminism, have taken up an uncritical embrace of the Islamic identity of Muslim women. It is urgent reading for all those concerned about human rights. Islamic fundamentalism has been defined as a movement of Muslims who regard earlier times favorably and seek to return to the fundamentals of the Islamic religion and live similarly to how the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his companions lived. Islamic fundamentalists favor "a literal and originalist interpretation" of the primary sources of Islam (the Quran and Sunnah), seek to eliminate . Globalization and Islamism: beyond fundamentalism. [Nevzat Soguk] -- Examines non-Arab Islamic orientations, arguing that Islam was a tolerant, pluralistic, and flexible force in the past and that the Western world is focusing on fundamentalist movements and ignoring. fundamentalism:1 In Protestantism, religious movement that arose among conservative members of various Protestant denominations early in the 20th cent., with the object of maintaining traditional interpretations of the Bible and of the doctrines of the Christian faith in the face of Darwinian evolution, secularism, and the emergence of liberal theology.