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Postmodernism and Islam
Predicament and Promise

ISBN 9780415348560
Published August 13, 2004 by Routledge
308 Pages

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Book Description

Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field - the area of postmodernism and Islam. This landmark work is startling, constantly perceptive and certain to be debated for years to come.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Postmodernism and Islam; Chapter 2 Greek gods and Semitic prophets; Chapter 3 Confrontation and clash; Chapter 4 Studying Islam; Chapter 5 Culture and change; Chapter 6 The evil demon: the media as master References Name index; Subject Index;

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Akbar Ahmed is the Allama Iqbal Fellow and Fellow of Selwyn College at the University of Cambridge. His previous books include Pakistan Society, Discovering Islam and Resistance and Control in Pakistan.