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The Resource What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic, Shahab Ahmed

What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic, Shahab Ahmed

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What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic
Title
What is Islam?
Title remainder
the importance of being Islamic
Statement of responsibility
Shahab Ahmed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A book that is certain to provoke debate and significantly alter our understanding of Islam, [this work] reveals how Muslims have historically conceived of and lived with Islam as norms and truths that are at once contradictory yet coherent"--Front jacket flap
Summary
A book that is certain to provoke debate and significantly alter our understanding of Islam,What Is Islam? reveals how Muslims have historically conceived of and lived with Islam as norms and truths that are, at once, contradictory yet coherent
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10460252
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Ahmed, Shahab
Dewey number
  • 306.697
  • 297
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Islamic sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Islam
  • Islam
Target audience
adult
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the importance of being Islamic
Label
What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic, Shahab Ahmed
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Islam as law, islams-not-Islam, Islamic and Islamicate, religion and culture, culture and civilization ;
  • Chapter 3.
  • Religion and secular, sacred and profane, theocentric and anthropocentric, total social fact, family resemblance ;
  • Chapter 4.
  • Culture, meaning, symbol system, core and nucleus, whatever-Muslims-say-it-is, discursive tradition, orthodoxy, process
  • Part three.
  • Re-conceptualizations.
  • Chapter 5.
  • Hermeneutical engagement, pre-text, text, and con-text, meaning-making for the self, spatiality of revelation, hierarchy, exteriority-interiority, public and private, language and vocabulary, ambivalence and ambiguity, metaphor and paradox ;
  • Chapter 6.
  • Part one.
  • Applications and implications : coherent contradiction, exploration, diffusion, form and meaning, modern
  • The importance of being Islamic
  • Questions.
  • What is Islam? ;
  • Chapter 1.
  • Six questions about Islam
  • Part two.
  • Conceptualizations.
  • Chapter 2.
Control code
ocn908084083
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 609 pages
Isbn
9780691164182
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015948828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)908084083
Label
What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic, Shahab Ahmed
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Islam as law, islams-not-Islam, Islamic and Islamicate, religion and culture, culture and civilization ;
  • Chapter 3.
  • Religion and secular, sacred and profane, theocentric and anthropocentric, total social fact, family resemblance ;
  • Chapter 4.
  • Culture, meaning, symbol system, core and nucleus, whatever-Muslims-say-it-is, discursive tradition, orthodoxy, process
  • Part three.
  • Re-conceptualizations.
  • Chapter 5.
  • Hermeneutical engagement, pre-text, text, and con-text, meaning-making for the self, spatiality of revelation, hierarchy, exteriority-interiority, public and private, language and vocabulary, ambivalence and ambiguity, metaphor and paradox ;
  • Chapter 6.
  • Part one.
  • Applications and implications : coherent contradiction, exploration, diffusion, form and meaning, modern
  • The importance of being Islamic
  • Questions.
  • What is Islam? ;
  • Chapter 1.
  • Six questions about Islam
  • Part two.
  • Conceptualizations.
  • Chapter 2.
Control code
ocn908084083
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 609 pages
Isbn
9780691164182
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015948828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)908084083

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