Rousseau, Spencer, Leroy-Beaulieu, etc. And the foreign influence is pervasive, although one more readily detects traces of Marx than of Montesquieu. The result is what some call ferment. In this study, the late Hamid Enayat has succinctly described the modern mutations of Islamic political thought, ably summarizing representative texts for the student and general reader.
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Professor of History Edward A Alpers. The concept of the Islamic state. Modern Islamic political thought In other words, Egyptian modernists, in order to disarm traditionalist criticism, should have been more dissimulating. Selected pages Title Page. Enayat conveys, in the subtlest language, his personal conviction that this battered modernism is not a spent force, that a balance can yet be struck between authenticity and accommodation. This resolution was not a scholastic finding but an intrigue, and was then widely recognized as such.
Other books in this series. Yet Enayat will not concede the role of political exigency in the gestation of political thought, apparently because that thought is today in dire need of the credential of sincerity. A similar judgment concerns the circumstances which surrounded the issuance in of the famous ecumenical fatwa authored by Shaykh al-Azhar Shaltut.
Looking for beautiful books? Modern Islamic Political Thought. To buttress this belief, Enayat feels obliged to shield the icons from the iconoclasts. What Enayat writes of Ali Abd al-Raziq? In this book, Hamid Enayat provides In this book, Hamid Enayat provides an answer by describing and interpreting some of the major Islamic political ideas, especially those expressed mocern Iranians and Egyptians, as well as thinkers from Pakistan, India, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
The result is what some call ferment. What are the ideas which have influenced the direction of these trends? SayyidSalman Sayyid Limited preview — A professor of philosophy at Tehran University, Mutahhari was deeply involved in progressive reformist societies, secured the rank of ayatullah after the revolution, and became a leading light in the new order.
Modern Islamic Political Thought For dogmatism is the rage. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? And the foreign influence is pervasive, although one more readily detects traces of Marx than of Montesquieu.
So convincingly did he embrace the role that in Mayanticlericalist guerillas elected to assassinate him. Enayat dwells on the ease with which these divines discarded their allegiance enaayat the deposed caliph, and accepted the abolition as a fair accompli. In this study, the late Hamid Enayat has succinctly described the modern mutations of Islamic political thought, ably summarizing representative texts for the student and general reader.
The Isla,ic Betrayed Leon Trotsky. Saladin Andrew S Ehrenkreutz. This is how Enayat would dispense with that higher criticism that has interpreted the writings of Muslim reformists through their mundane transactions and esoteric teachings. Nationalism democracy and socialism. We are again in the familiar company of Rashid Rida.
Modern Islamic Political Thought
Learn more about Amazon Prime. The political differences of the two main schools, or sects, in Islam-Shiism and Sunnism-are presented in a detailed study. Share your thoughts with other customers. Enayat begins with how traditional heritage has affected the development of modern ideas and made them both cogent and appealing to a modern, yet religious audience. Bekijk de hele lijst.
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