Contemporary Islamic intellectual history

a theoretical perspective / Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabiʻ.
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Islamic Religious Council of Singapore , [Singapore]
SeriesMUIS occasional papers series -- paper no. 2
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Pagination24 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18513342M
ISBN 109810536232, 9810551498
LC Control Number2007442753

He is the editor of several books and the author of the following: Intellectual Origins of Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Arab World (State University of New York Press, ) and Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post Arab Intellectual History (Pluto Press, ).

"Mark Sedgwick's book, Against the Modern World, was published inbut it is compulsive reading for commentary on the contemporary world, beset as it is with the rise of the traditional far right as well as far right religious fundamentalisms.

The book spells out some intellectual influences on both traditions of thought."Cited by: Her research interests include Muslim exegesis and translation of the Qur'an, the relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims, and contemporary developments in Islamic law and thought. She has published books and articles on contemporary Sunni tafs=ir, the status of Author: Andreas Goerke, Johanna Pink.

If you are looking for a book on Islamic history in arabic, Read Hayatus Sahaba. It is one of the books used in Darse Nizami syllabus and is very engaging.

The book presents in graphic detail each and every aspect of the many splendoured and exalted lives, morals and struggles of the Sahabah, based on authentic and original sources of. Islamic Intellectual History in the Seventeenth Century: Scholarly Currents in the Ottoman Empire and the Maghreb Khaled El-Rouayheb For much of the twentieth century, the intellectual life of the Ottoman and Arabic-Islamic world in the seventeenth century was ignored or mischaracterized by historians.

Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century (Mark Sedgwick) written by Charles This book is an academic study of an obscure movement, Traditionalism.

Muslim Intellectuals R. MICHAEL FEENER The recent ISIM Conference on Modern Islamic Intellectual History in Com-parative Perspective (Utrecht, September ) brought together scholars working on developments in a diverse range of Muslim societies to discuss the production, transformation, and reception of Islam in the modern period.

The modern Islamic world (make that the anti-modern Islamic world) is largely the product of a thousand years of bad ideas--mixed with oil. (Quick note: this book is about Sunni Islam.

Shi'a Islam explicitly excluded.)Cited by: 7. Intellectual History of the Islamicate World In the medieval, late medieval and pre-modern world of Islam, Muslims, Jews and Christians constituted a unique cultural and intellectual commonality.

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They shared a language, Arabic (and at times Persian), which they spoke in daily life and which they also used for their theological, philosophical, legal and scientific writings.

In the contemporary world, millions of Muslim refer to the Qur’an on a daily basis. They turn to it to justify their aspirations and, as we have seen recently with graphic effect, to explain their Contemporary Islamic intellectual history book.

The extent of such direct reference is probably unprecedented in the history of Islamic experience. In research on the history of science, technology, and medicine, the trend is still to explore how a certain intellectual milestone was first reached in Muslim societies before anyone in Christian Europe managed to do so (e.g., the project on “Scientific Traditions in Islamic Societies: Intellectual, Institutional, Religious, and Social.

Reading at least secondary sources of their works can go a long way in helping one grasp the broad intellectual contours of Islamic civilization. Al-Farabi ( AD) Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi, also known in Arabic as Al-Muallim Al-Thani, the second teacher (after Aristotle) is easily one of the greatest philosophers of the world.

The ideas of the intellectuals who are described in this book, such as `Ābid al-Jābīrī, Rāshid al-Ghannūshī, and Muhammad al-Ghazālī, can be good examples of how any effort to find a new vision of modern Islam should always include both Western intellectual advances and the past glory of Cited by:   No similar overview of West African Muslim intellectual history exists.”―Louis Brenner, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London “A fascinating and comprehensive analysis of the intellectual history of Islamic West Africa.

This original book not only fills a gap but also challenges traditional readings of classical Cited by: In his book, Aydin sets out to provide the reader with the history and development of the idea of the Muslim this, the author is referring to an imagined, essentialized and monolithic geopolitical unit, whose members' (in this case, Muslims) actions are intrinsically bound to their faith, and not influenced by any other external factors or realities.4/5.

This book will change the way that both scholars and observers of Islam think about contemporary Muslim societies."—Bruce Lawrence, author of Shattering the Myth "This highly original book offers fresh insight into the role of Islamic religious scholars in the modern world.

Transcendent Philosophy and The Islamic Intellectual Heritage Guide Book 6 Transcendent Philosophy and the Islamic Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary World N Lecturer Subject Date 1 Opening Dr. Ahmad Ahmadi adress 28 2 Dr. Seyed Mahmud Mousawi Terminology of Islamic Philosophy and Transcendent Theosophy 28 This book is the first exploration of the later Ashʿarī tradition across the medieval and early-modern period through a trans-regional perspective.

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Contributors: Peter Adamson, Asad Q. Ahmed, Fedor Benevich, Xavier Casassas Canals, Jon Hoover, Bilal Ibrahim, Andreas Lammer, Reza Pourjavady, Harith Ramli, Ulrich Rudolph, Meryem Sebti, Delfina Serrano-Ruano, Ayman Shihadeh, Aaron Spevack, and Jan Released on: I started Peter Watson with 'Ideas: A History of Thought and Invention, from Fire to Freud' which is a seminal book on the ideas which shaped human culture, and this is another master piece on art, intellectual, scientific and technological history of 20th century.

The narrative is brilliant, the content rich and thick, at the same time a /5. Modern Intellectual History, Vol Issue 3.

Chesterton and Islam. Modern Intellectual History, First View. Rethinking Arab Intellectual History: Epistemology, Historicism, Secularism.

Omnia El Shakry. Modern Intellectual History, First View. Resurrecting the Archaic: Symbols and Recurrence in Henri Lefebvre's Revolutionary Romanticism.

Ibrahim Abu-Rabis Contemporary Arab Thought is an ambitious and much-needed attempt to survey its eponymous topic in the post era. Arguing, quite accurately, that scant attention has been paid in English to the works of Arab intellectuals in the past half-century, the author attempts to address this lacuna by providing both a broad survey of general trends and an in-depth analysis of /5.

List of Muslim philosophers. Muslim philosophers both profess Islam and engage in a style of philosophy situated within the structure of Islamic culture, though not necessarily concerned with religious issues. The sayings of the companions of Muhammad contained little philosophical discussion.

This book brings much needed clarity to the history of Salafism and revises common accounts of a little known yet much talked about Islamic intellectual trend.

Henri Lauzière has skillfully fleshed out the genealogy of Salafism, and his work will have an important impact on the field of the history of ideas in the modern Muslim world. The first history of Traditionalism, an important yet surprisingly little-known twentieth-century anti-modern movement.

Comprising a number of often secret but sometimes very influential religious groups in the West and in the Islamic world, it affected mainstream and radical politics in Europe and the development of the field of religious studies in the United States.3/5(4).

‘Contemporary Arab Thought’ is a complex term, encompassing a constellation of social, political, religious and ideological ideas that have evolved over the past two hundred years — ideas that represent the leading positions of the social classes in modern and contemporary Arab guished Islamic scholar Ibrahim Abu-Rabi‘ addresses such questions as the Shari‘ah, human.

Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilisation by Justin Marozzi is published by Allen Lane (£25).

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To order a copy go to Free UK Author: Sameer Rahim. demonstrate the ability to evaluate critically scholarly interpretations of pre modern Islamic philosophy; Scope and syllabus. This module focuses on aspects of the intellectual history of the medieval Islamic world, above all the history of philosophy and systematic theology.

It will examine various thinkers and schools of thought of the. "The great merit of Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography is that it encourages us to treat the intellectual history of the Islamic world not as a battleground for contemporary ideological struggles but as a subject worthy of investigation in its own right."—Fitzroy Morrissey, Standpoint "Irwin’s book lives up to its name.

The tripartite approach to the intellectual history of the era showed the diversity of thought and continued intellectual discourse not only within one area of scholarship but multiple. For those interested in Islamic intellectual history, this is a must-read/5.

Guide Book Transcendent Philosophy and the Islamic Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary World N Lecturer Subject Date 1 Dr. Ahmad Ahmadi Opening adress 2 Dr. Seyed Mahmud Mousawi Terminology of Islamic Philosophy and Transcendent Theosophy 3 Dr.

Yahya Bonaud Transcendent Philosophy and Contemporary Scientific Challenges. The first history of Traditionalism, an important yet surprisingly little-known twentieth-century anti-modern movement.

Comprising a number of often secret but sometimes very influential religious groups in the West and in the Islamic world, it affected mainstream and radical politics in Europe and the development of the field of religious studies in the United States/5.Salama compares the Arab-Islamic and European traditions of historical thought since the early modern period, focusing on the watershed moments that informed their ideas of intellectual history and perceptions of one another.

Islam, Salama argues, has played a major role in enabling and positioning Western historiography at key points, leaving.

An outstanding work that sets a new standard for the writing of modern Islamic intellectual history this book will prove of enduring interest to researchers in Islamic law and modern Islamic thought, historians of the late imperial and early nation-state Muslim worlds, and students of the processes of globalization more generally.