Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics. Highlighting specific themes and topics in history and culture, chapters cover: European paradigms, Muslims in the Americas, Cultural interactions, Islamic cultural contributions to the Western world, Western contributions to Islam. Providing a sound historical background, from which a nuanced overview of Islam and Western society can be built, the Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West brings to the fore specific themes and topics that have generated both reciprocal influence, and conflict.... of Amina Wadud transcends the boundaries of academic publishing and is available as a free e-book: www.bu.edu/religion/files/2010/03/A-Jihad-for-Justice -for-Amina- Wadud-2012-1.pdf. ... aa(2004) aAmina Waduda#39;s Hermeneutics of the Qura#39;an: Women Rereading Sacred Texts, a in Taji-Farouki, S. (ed.) ... After Patriarchy: Feminist Transformations of the Worlda#39;s Religions, New York: Orbis Books, pp.
|Title||:||Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-09-19|