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The State in Contemporary Islamic Thought

Un libro in lingua di Abdelillah Belkeziz edito da Tauris Academic Studies, 2009

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The debates on Islam and modernity clearly include in their analysis notions of the State. Abdelillah Belkeziz here charts the development of the concept of 'the state' (al-dawlah) in Islamic discourse over the last two centuries. The result is a tour de force survey of the most influential Muslim thinkers of the modern era, which encompasses three successive waves: the modernist trends of the early and later reformers like Sayyed Jamal Eddin Al-Afghani; the dogmatism of ideologues like Hasan Al-Bana; and the rhetoric of revivalists like the Ayatollah Khomeini. Through this analysis, Belkeziz argues that modern Islamic political thought succeeded in producing ideologies, but ultimately failed to produce a unified theory of state. This work is an essential encyclopedic resource for all scholars and researchers of Political Islam and will become a standard work in the field.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: The State in Contemporary Islamic Thought
  • Sottotitolo: A Historical Survey of the Major Muslim Political Thinkers of the Modern Era
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreAbdelillah Belkeziz
  • Editore: Tauris Academic Studies
  • Collana: Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 27 Ottobre '09
  • Genere: RELIGION
  • Pagine: 320
  • Peso gr: 702
  • Dimensioni mm: 234 x 158 x 31
  • ISBN-10: 184885062X
  • EAN-13: 9781848850620