Islam
10%
off

Islam

By (author)  , Foreword by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas

Description

In the new Epilogue, Rahman discusses the rising economic power of the Muslim world and the resulting implicatoins for islamic intellectual, education, and political life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Ill.
  • 0226702812
  • 9780226702810
  • 329,127

Flap copy

A new foreword, by John E. Woods, offers a reappraisal of Rahman's life and thought after the events of fall 2001. This incisive, surprisingly comprehensive volume is both a history and an analysis of Islam: from Mohammed's time to the late twentieth century, Rahman traces the development of Islam as a religion and as an intellectual tradition, offering both an easily understood introduction to the faith and an impassioned argument for its future direction.show more

About Fazlur Rahman

Fazlur Rahman (1919-1988) was the Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Islamic Thought at the University of Chicago. His many books include" Islam and Modernity: Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition" and "Prophecy in Islam: Philosophy and Orthodoxy," both published by the University of Chicago Press.show more