Introduction Contemporary Debates in Islam: Modernism versus Fundamentalism

An Anthology of Islamic Thought
  • Mansoor Moaddel
  • Kamran Talattof


This book presents a series of article, treatises, and exposés on historically significant issues written by prominent theologians, scholars, and academics in the Islamic world from the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the late twentieth. These works constitute only a small sample of the vast array of intellectual products of Muslim scholars in this period. They display those diversities in theme and orientation that demonstrate the dynamic nature of the religion of Islam, far from its image that has been portrayed in certain media as a monolithic and stagnated system of ideas. This dynamism is naturally a function of the changing social conditions in time and space.


Natural Theology Islamic World Islamic State Fundamentalist Movement Islamic Movement 
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© Mansoor Moaddel and Kamran Talattof 2000

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  • Mansoor Moaddel
  • Kamran Talattof

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