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

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  • 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
  • 236,546

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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 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 more