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By Charles Kurzman

Modernist Islam was once a big highbrow present within the Muslim global in the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Proponents of this stream usually believed that it was once not just attainable yet relevant to teach how "modern" values and associations can be reconciled with authentically Islamic beliefs. This sourcebook brings jointly a huge variety of writings on modernist Islam from around the Muslim global. It makes on hand for the 1st time in English the writings of a few of the activists and intellectuals who made up the early modernist Islamic circulation. Charles Kurzman and a crew of part editors, every one focusing on a distinct area of the Islamic international, have assembled, translated, and annotated the paintings of an important of those figures. With the booklet of this quantity, an English-speaking viewers may have wider entry to the literature of modernist Islam than did the makers of the move themselves.

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By Charles Kurzman

Modernist Islam was once a big highbrow present within the Muslim global in the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Proponents of this stream usually believed that it was once not just attainable yet relevant to teach how "modern" values and associations can be reconciled with authentically Islamic beliefs. This sourcebook brings jointly a huge variety of writings on modernist Islam from around the Muslim global. It makes on hand for the 1st time in English the writings of a few of the activists and intellectuals who made up the early modernist Islamic circulation. Charles Kurzman and a crew of part editors, every one focusing on a distinct area of the Islamic international, have assembled, translated, and annotated the paintings of an important of those figures. With the booklet of this quantity, an English-speaking viewers may have wider entry to the literature of modernist Islam than did the makers of the move themselves.

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