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Who Speaks For Islam

Author : John L. Esposito
ISBN : 9781595620170
Genre : Business & Economics
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Draws on in-depth research to offer insights into what Muslims actually believe about key global issues such as democracy, radicalism, and women's rights, in an account that seeks to differentiate extremists from everyday Muslims.

Who Speaks For The Muslims In America

Author : Sabur Abdul-Salaam
ISBN : 153066859X
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This book is an anthology of essays written by both Muslim Scholars and Grassroots Activists. During the Spring of 2015 I read the book "Who Speaks For Islam" by John L. Esposito & Dalia Mogahed. Esposito and Mogahed's book was based on a Gallop World Poll which makes an attempt to give the opinions of the Muslim World's silent majority. This book, Who Speaks for the Muslims in America, attempts to give some of the recent history of the Muslims that is not normally conveyed in the highly publicized books written by Muslims or at Islamic conferences.

Who Speaks For Islam In Australian Newspapers The Case Of The Doveton Mosque In Melbourne Victoria

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ISBN : OCLC:1051388702
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This article provides a discursive analysis of content published in the Berwick Leader, a local newspaper in Melbourne, Victoria, on a proposed and approved mosque in the suburb of Doveton. The mosque development was instigated by the Afghan Mosque Project Committee in 2012 and approved by Casey Council in 2013. Catch the Fire Ministries, led by politician Daniel Nalliah from the Rise Up Australia Party led opposition to the mosque project, appealing to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). The opposition centred on the mosque's physical location next to Catch the Fire Ministries' proposed church, however the formal appeal was dropped when the church purchased land elsewhere. Database research returned 23 published items from the Berwick Leader relating to the mosque in Green Street, Doveton. Part of the discourse analysis reveals inclusive publishing decisions in terms of community input, with thirteen letters to the editor about the controversial project being selected for publication. Significantly though, the voices identified as being excluded from news reports are those of the Afghan Mosque Project Committee, the representative body for the local Muslim community. It may be argued this form of social exclusion, embedded in journalistic practice, reflects discourses of Orientalism, whereby the Muslim community is relegated to an inferior, strange and threatening 'other' in local media reporting. By being denied a voice and right of reply in the reporting on the proposed mosque, the authors posit that the Berwick Leader denied the Muslim community of Doveton recognition and validation as social subjects.

The Many Faces Of Political Islam

Author : Mohammed Ayoob
ISBN : 9971694204
Genre : Islam
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Analysts and pundits from across the American political spectrum describe Islamic fundamentalism as one of the greatest threats to modern, Western-style democracy. Yet very few non-Muslims would be able to venture an accurate definition of political Islam. Mohammed Ayoob's The Many Faces of Political Islam thoroughly describes the myriad manifestations of this rising ideology and analyzes its impact on global relations.

An Islamic Reformation

Author : Michaelle Browers
ISBN : 073910554X
Genre : Religion
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This book brings together scholars with expertise in modern Islamic thought and practice to evaluate the claim that we are witnessing something tantamount to an 'Islamic Reformation, ' by assessing the character and impact of various reformist trends in the Middle East and North Africa. Each chapter also addresses the question of the appropriateness and usefulness of comparisions between 'Christian' and 'Islamic' or 'Western' and 'Eastern' reformations

Mathnawi Tercera Parte

ISBN : 8487354351
Genre : Education
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Speaking For Islam

Author : Gudrun Krämer
ISBN : 9789004149496
Genre : Social Science
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Focuses on Middle Eastern Muslim majority societies in the period from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. This work contains papers which highlight the scope and variety of religious authorities in Muslim societies.

Global Political Islam

Author : Peter Mandaville
ISBN : 9781134341368
Genre : History
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An accessible and comprehensive account of the global dimensions of political Islam in the twenty-first century, explaining political Islam, nationalism and globalization and providing a detailed account of Al Qaeda.

Christianity Islam And The West

Author : Robert A. Burns
ISBN : 9780761855590
Genre : Religion
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This work touches upon the origins and central teachings of the Islamic religion and discusses the commonalties and differences between Islam and Christianity. The purpose of this book is to help alleviate the misinformation surrounding Islam and to inspire a dialogue between the two religions.

Theorizing Islam

Author : Aaron W. Hughes
ISBN : 9781317545941
Genre : Religion
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The scholarly study of Islam has become ever more insular and apologetic. Academic Islamic Studies has tried to maintain a focus on truth, authenticity, experience and meaning and has effectively avoided discussion of larger social, cultural and ideological issues. Many scholars of Islam have presented themselves to their colleagues, the media and the public as the interpreters of Islam and have done so with an interpretation which tends, almost universally, to the liberal and egalitarian. The ignorance and hostility which the Islamic faith has faced since 9/11 has partly necessitated the taking of such a position. But, as Theorizing Islam argues, the issue remains that only one interpretation of Islam is generally being presented and, as with any interpretation, this has its own assumptions. The aim of Theorizing Islam is to explore the potential for a fuller, more honest and more sophisticated approach to both theory and methodology in the academic study of Islam.

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