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Islam: Continuity And Change In The Modern World

1st Edition

By John Obert Voll


398 pages

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This book explores the broad dimensions of Islam, finding the basis of today's Islamic resurgence in the continuing interaction of varying styles of Islam and in the way each of these styles meets the challenges of the modern era.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Islamic Dimension: Community and History 3. The Foundations of the Modern Experience: Revival and Reform in the Eighteenth Century 4. European Domination and Islamic Response 5. Twentieth-Century Islam: Dominant Majorities in the Middle East and Africa 6. Twentieth-Century Islam: Eastern World, Nondominant Majorities, and Minorities 7. The Resurgence of Islam: The Spirit of the New Century 8. Perspectives and Prospects

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General