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Islam and Modernity: Dissecting the Thought of Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Musa Yusuf Owoyemi

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Title: Islam and Modernity: Dissecting the Thought ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

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Paperback. 412 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.9in.The interaction between Islam and modernity continues to be an issue of paramount importance in the world, especially after the incident of 911 in the U. S. While some Muslim scholars hold the opinion that Islam is compatible with modernity based on certain variables, others deffer and hold the opposite view believing that Islam is incompatible with modernity based on their understanding of the religion. Based on this divergent opinions among the Muslims, this book, therefore, looks at the view of one of the leading scholars and philosopher in the Islamic world and indeed in the contemporary world, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, vis-a-vis the debate on the compatibility or incompatibility of Islam with modernity. The book tries to answer this question by dissecting the thought of Seyyed Hossein Nasr on the issue and looking at his submission from the point of view of the Islamic religion and other scholars of his standing from the East and the West. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783847333661

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Synopsis: The interaction between Islam and modernity continues to be an issue of paramount importance in the world, especially after the incident of 9/11 in the U.S. While some Muslim scholars hold the opinion that Islam is compatible with modernity based on certain variables, others deffer and hold the opposite view believing that Islam is incompatible with modernity based on their understanding of the religion. Based on this divergent opinions among the Muslims, this book, therefore, looks at the view of one of the leading scholars and philosopher in the Islamic world and indeed in the contemporary world, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, vis-a-vis the debate on the compatibility or incompatibility of Islam with modernity. The book tries to answer this question by dissecting the thought of Seyyed Hossein Nasr on the issue and looking at his submission from the point of view of the Islamic religion and other scholars of his standing from the East and the West.

About the Author: Dr. Musa Yusuf Owoyemi was born in 1973 at Lagos Island, Lagos Nigeria. He earned his first degree in Islamic Studies at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria and his Master and PhD degrees in Usuluddin & Comparative Religion at the International Islamic University Malaysia.He is currently a Visiting Senior Lecturer at University Utara Malaysia

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