6 edition of Challenging Islamic Fundamentalism found in the catalog.
Challenging Islamic Fundamentalism
March 1, 2009
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||208|
Fundamentalism is a term applied to various Islamic, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Judaic groups, and even to some secular (economic and environmental) groups. All different. Yet Tamas Pataki in his newly published Against Religion lists what he sees as "criss-crossing similarities -- . The result, this long-awaited book, presents the most original and thorough examination of Christian fundamentalism to date. Falwell and his co-pastors were the Author: Ami Pedahzur.
Fundamentalism: The belief in old and traditional forms of religion, or the belief that what is written in a holy book, such as the Christian Bible, as being completely and literally true. The Cambridge International Dictionary of English Fundamentalism: a: a movement in 20th century Protestantism emphasizing the literally interpreted Bible as Fundamental to Christian. 7. Islamic fundamentalism (or what some, including CNN Moneyline's Lou Dobbs calls "Islamism," meaning a specifically political Islam) has NOT, historically, posed a great threat to Western interests (by which I mean corporate, oil, and geopolitical interests) but rather been exploited to SERVE those interests.
Challenging Ignorance on Islam: a Ten-Point Primer for Americans By Gary Leupp Counterpunch, J Islam's teachings are contained in a fairly compact book, the Qur'an, which Muslims believe was dictated to the Prophet Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel. Islamic "fundamentalism" is not a species apart from other fundamentalisms. Youssef M. Choueiri, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), General Features. Islamic fundamentalism is too much a product of modern history to admit to being regarded, as is often the case, as sui is much too severed from Muslim learned and popular traditions over centuries to admit to being considered, as is habitually .
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Pointing to the increasing inadequacy of Islamic fundamentalism in functioning as a grand narrative, Asgharzadeh explores the racist approach of the current Islamic government to issues of difference and diversity in the country, and shows how these issues are challenging the very existence of the Islamic regime in by: 1.
This book interrogates the racist construction of Arya/Aria and Aryanism in an Iranian context, arguing that a racialized interpretation of these concepts has given the Indo-European speaking Persian ethnic group an advantage over Iran's non-Persian nationalities and communities/5(3).
In earlier times, troublesome women, when their arguments became irresistible, were burnt as witches. These days their books are banned. The book Muslim Women and The Challenge of Islamic Extremism, edited by Norani Othman and published in Octoberis based on a project initiated by Sisters in Islam (SIS) in early As the Palestinian Liberation Organization engages in negotiations with Israel toward an interim period of limited Palestinian self-rule, this timely book provides an insider's view of how the growing hold of Islamic fundamentalism in the West 1/5(1).
Fundamentalism is the belief in old and traditional forms of religion or the belief that whatever is written in a holy book is true. It was particularly evident in twentieth century, which seeks to recover and publicly institutionalise aspects of the past that modern life has obscured.
The 21st century has witnessed a phenomenal rise in fundamentalism with fanaticism and global. Islamic Fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza: Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic Jihad Ziad Abu-Amr, Author, Ziyad Abu 'Amr, Author Indiana University Press $ (p) ISBN. Get this from a library. Iran and the challenge of diversity: Islamic fundamentalism, Aryanist racism, and democratic struggles.
[Alireza Asgharzadeh] -- "This book interrogates the racist construction of Arya/Aria and Aryanism in an Iranian context, arguing that a racialized interpretation of these concepts has given the Indo-European speaking.
In his book “Al Qaeda in Europe”, Lorenzo Vidino expresses a similar viewpoint. Converts reach radical Islam through disillusionment with Western and European society.
Especially with Islam, people convert as a form of social protest, with Islam serving as an alternative to neo-Nazi or anarchist groups. Myfanwy Franks, a researcher who has studied. Editorial Reviews. This meticulous research in laws of blasphemy and defamation to uncover the roots of violations of human rights in many parts of the world is a timely contribution to understanding the clause about freedom of conscience and religion in different cultures and : Darara Timotewos Gubo.
I agree this is a problem. These are separate terms. Is it possible to make a separate Islamic extremism article. --Cigrainger24 February (UTC) I would suggest merging this article with Islamic extremism. I did a search on the Arabic of Google translations for "Islamic extremism" and "Islamic fundamentalism".
Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A highly controversial intervention into the deb /5. Overall, Tibi's book is a valuable contribution to the debates surrounding the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalism.
It should be of interest to students of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies as well as those of International Relations. It is very rare that one comes across a study that covers all of these three grounds. This alone is a.
Bandit Saints of Java: How Java’s eccentric saints are challenging fundamentalist Islam in modern Indonesia, George Quinn (Monsoon Books, January ) Quinn’s main subject is the tradition of pilgrimage to the tombs of semi-mythical Muslim “saints” in Java, the island which is home to half of Indonesia’s entire population and most of.
With reference to the Muslims of the present day, the news most highlighted in the media relates to Muslim fundamentalism. Experience has shown that there is nothing more destructive than fanaticism—the driving force of Muslim fundamentalism.
However, it is not generally appreciated that Islamic fundamentalism, launched in the name of Islam,has been dealing a death blow to the. The Roots of Muslim Rage.
Islamic fundamentalism has given an aim and a form to the otherwise aimless and formless resentment and anger of the Muslim masses at the forces that have devalued Author: Bernard Lewis. In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond.
This article also appeared in print, under the headline “Modernity vs. Fundamentalism,” in the Jissue. John A. Saliba, S.J., teaches religious studies at University of Detroit. Philosophy in the Islamic World Book Summary: In the history of philosophy, few topics are so relevant to today's cultural and political landscape as philosophy in the Islamic world.
Yet, this remains one of the lesser-known philosophical traditions. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Adamson explores the history of philosophy among Muslims, Jews, and Christians living in.
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women () is a non-fiction book by Australian journalist Geraldine Brooks, based on her experiences among Muslim women of the Middle was an international bestseller, translated into 17 languages.
The book deals with cultural and religious practices, describes positive as well as negative experiences, and in. Writing a book about Muslim fundamentalism, the subject of Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here, felt like dancing in a minefield, admits Karima law professor, who describes herself as a.
Challenging Perceptions: Persepolis Beyond the American Lens The story begins by showing the veil as a symbol of Islamic fundamentalism and the non-veil as a sign of "freedom." This is another book on the Islamic Revolution in Iran. It provides useful background information for teachers.
It is a bit dense. Resources for Students. Challenging The Stereotypes Of Modern Iran In The Ayatollah Begs to Differ, In his new book, prior to their fame for Islamic fundamentalism, that is. Inin the wake of George W Bush's catastrophic blunders in Iraq and Afghanistan, Fukuyama repudiated neoconservatism in a book titled America at the Crossroads.
In order to keep his end-of Author: Eliane Glaser.