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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Islamic.,
  • Art, Islamic.,
  • Islamic Empire.,
  • Middle East -- History -- 1517-

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Edition Notes

Statementtexts by Bernard Lewis ... [et al.] ; edited by Bernard Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, Bernard, 1916-
LC ClassificationsDS35.4 I75 1976b
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18841758M
ISBN 100771052979

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The book deals with the great variety and complexity that characterize Islam outside the Arab world, including Sufism which is the predominant form of Islam in most non-Arab Muslim countries, and the growing significance of Islamism which challenges secularism and Sufi forms of Islam."--Jacket. In a book titled Al-Muslimun wa al-Awlamah, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a renowned Islamic scholar and the most popular TV preacher in the Arab world, describes globalization as “a new imperialism, a fate imposed on us.”. “Islam, State and Modernity is a significant contribution to exploring the various aspects of al-Jabri’s thought, philosophy, and legacy for a wider readership, on topics ranging from Arab–Islamic thought to the state, politics, ethics, education, and the Qur’an phenomenon. Islam and the Arab world: faith, people, culture. [Bernard Lewis;] -- "In this book thirteen eminent authorities provide a long-overdue and highly rewarding survey of Islamic culture and history, from the days of the Prophet Muhammad to modern times.