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RELIGION, AND WOMEN : ISLAMIC MODERNISM VERSUS FUNDAMENTALISM

MANSOOR MOADDEL

RELIGION, AND WOMEN : ISLAMIC MODERNISM VERSUS FUNDAMENTALISM

by MANSOOR MOADDEL

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Online version of print publication JOURNAL OF THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF RELIGION v.37, no.1 (March 1998) : 108-130.

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These essays by Islamic women scholars in the USA give voice to and are evidence of the growing network of Muslim women involved with the issues of women's human rights . Get this from a library! Islam in the modern world: challenged by the West, threatened by fundamentalism, keeping faith with tradition. [Seyyed Hossein Nasr] -- "As Muslims grow in numbers, and as Islam's role in world affairs becomes larger, we've begun to see the breakdown in a united fellowship among believers. Certainly the misunderstandings and friction.

Veiling issue, official secularism and popular Islam in modern Turkey. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Özdalga. Islam in the Modern World: Challenged by the West, Threatened by Fundamentalism, Keeping Faith with Tradition: Seyyed Hossein Nasr: Books - 4/5(7).

  The foremost U.S. authority on Islam and, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses today’s hot button issues—including holy wars, women’s rights, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the future of Moslems in the Middle East—in this groundbreaking discussion of the fastest-growing religion .   Fundamentalism was formalized in the late 19th century and early 20th century by conservative Christians—John Nelson Darby, Dwight L. Moody, B. B. Warfield, Billy Sunday, and others—who were concerned that moral values were being eroded by modernism—a belief that human beings (rather than God) create, improve, and reshape their.


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RELIGION AND WOMEN: ISLAMIC MODERNISM VS. FUNDAMENTALISM addresses these questions. Its aim, however, is to contribute to a broader theoretical issue on the relationship between religion and women. RELIGION AND WOMEN A persistent theme in virtually all religions revolves around the status of women in deity and society.

The are several appendices in which Nasr lists `milestone' books written by medieval Muslims regarding architecture, philosophy, science, theology, etc. Nasr contends that while the West thinks it has overtaken Muslims in industrial and intellectual development, Nasr argues that rather than compete against the modern world the Muslim world decided to `lay back' as its "Islamic science [theology] possesses a [religious /5(10).

In Islam in the Modern World, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, one of the world’s leading experts on Islamic thought, explains why traditional Islam exists in tension with modern Western culture, while at the same time it is also opposed by many currents of Islamic “fundamentalism.” Islam in the Modern World offers an inside RELIGION at this increasingly factious religion with increasing global relevance.4/5(7).

In Islamic fundamentalism, women are instructed to cover their bodies from head to toe with the exception of the face and hands, barred from performing certain social functions, given an inferior Author: Mansoor Moaddel.

This book deals with the hot-button issues of concern to the West: holy wars women's roles in Islam the rise of fundamentalism the future of Shi‘ism in Iran Additionally, the author explores lesser-known controversies within Islam, such as the challenge of modern science to religious belief, controversial art and architecture in Islamic.

How are medieval ideas, policies and practices refashioned to address modern circumstances investigates new themes and trends that are shaping the modern Muslim experience such as gender, fundamentalism, the media and secularisation offers case studies of Muslims and Islam in dynamic interaction with different societies.

investigates new themes and trends that are shaping the modern Muslim experience such as gender, fundamentalism, the media and secularisation offers case studies of Muslims and Islam in dynamic interaction with different societies.

Islam in the Modern World. Islamic modernism and “fundamentalism” are both reactions to the diminished social, political and military power of Muslim empires and 2 Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Islam in the Modern World (New York: HarperCollins, ), p.

This book deals with the hot-button issues of concern to the West: * holy wars * women's roles in Islam * the rise of fundamentalism * the future of Shi ism in Iran Additionally, the author explores lesser-known controversies within Islam, such as the challenge of modern science to religious belief, controversial art and architecture in Islamic /5(8).

Thus, Islamic modernism began as a response of Muslim intellectuals to European modernity, who argued that Islam, science and progress, revelation and reason, were indeed compatible.

They did not simply wish to restore the beliefs and practices of the past; rather they asserted the need to 'reinterpret and reapply'. The Role of Women; The Rise of Fundamentalism; A steady guide through an increasingly factious religion, Islam in the Modern World is the definitive resource for anyone wanting a clear-eyed view of the world’s fastest growing religion.

About the Author Seyyed Hossein Nasr is university professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University. The world's fastest-growing religion is also the most misunderstood in the West.

In Islam in the Modern World, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, one of the world's leading experts on Islamic thought, explains why traditional Islam exists in tension with modern Western culture, while at the same time it is also opposed by many currents of Islamic "fundamentalism."/5.

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.

The foremost U.S. authority on Islam and, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses today’s hot button issues—including holy wars, women’s rights, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the future of Moslems in the Middle East—in this groundbreaking discussion of the fastest-growing religion 5/5(2).

Islam and modernity is a topic of discussion in contemporary sociology of religion. The history of Islam chronicles different interpretations and approaches. Modernity is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon rather than a unified and coherent one. It has historically had different schools of thought moving in many directions.

Islam is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity, with about billion Muslims worldwide. Although its roots go back further, scholars typically date the creation of Islam to. Islamic Modernism is a movement that has been described as "the first Muslim ideological response" attempting to reconcile Islamic faith with modern values such as nationalism, democracy, civil rights, rationality, equality, and progress.

Summary: This is a page book report on the recent historical study Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern book chronicles the position of women in Islamic society from the first marriage of Muhammad to the present day. It is steeped in the traditions of women’s studies, but it draws heavily upon historical accounts of Islam as a religion and a socio-cultural system.

The foremost U.S. authority on Islam and, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses today’s hot button issues—including holy wars, women’s rights, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the future of Moslems in the Middle East—in this groundbreaking discussion of the fastest-growing religion Format: Ebook.

Islam is today the religion of more than million Muslims (or Moslems or Mohammedans), occupying a wide belt stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, across Africa, parts of Europe, and : Ishaq Husseini.

This book deals with the hot-button issues of concern to the West: holy wars women's roles in Islam the rise of fundamentalism the future of Shi'ism in Iran Additionally, the author explores lesser-known controversies within Islam, such as the challenge of modern science to religious belief, controversial art and architecture in Islamic cities.

The assumption is that Muslim women need to be extricated from the religion entirely before anything close to liberation or equality can be achieved. There are limited sociological accounts of Muslim women who fight sexism from a faith-positive perspective, Author: Susan Carland.The Muslim community has progressed and moved forward with many modern views.

The woman’s role is no longer just a mother and wife. Islam permits the women, within its culture, to voyage on the.