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Islam and modernization a comparative analysis of Pakistan, Egypt, and Turkey by Javaid Saeed

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pakistan,
  • Turkey,
  • Egypt,
  • Pakistan.,
  • Turkey.,
  • Egypt.

Subjects:

  • Islam -- Pakistan,
  • Islam -- Turkey,
  • Islam -- Egypt,
  • Economic development -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Islam -- Economic aspects -- Pakistan,
  • Islam -- Economic aspects -- Turkey,
  • Islam -- Economic aspects -- Egypt,
  • Islam and state -- Pakistan,
  • Islam and state -- Turkey,
  • Islam and state -- Egypt,
  • Pakistan -- Politics and government,
  • Turkey -- Politics and government,
  • Egypt -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJavaid Saeed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP63.P2 S24 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1398288M
ISBN 100275945669
LC Control Number93005856

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By doing so he simply marginalized Islam, but did not push for its modernization. (Islam theologians) are nowadays conservative, who rarely read a book other than the Koran and Hadeeth and relevant works, lack of a modern independent economy, and more than 50% of the population is illiterate and jobless, living in abject poverty, no serious. "[A] book with the tripartite title Modernization, Democracy, and Islam may be said to cover all bases, and it does just that. The quality articles treat such diverse subjects as the econometric dimension, the role of the military, comparisons between the Middle East and Latin America, and gender inequality."Price: $   This book examines the process of secularization in the Middle East in the late 19 th and early 20 th century through an analysis of the transformation and abolition of Islamic Caliphate. Focusing on debates in both the center of the Caliphate and its periphery, the author argues that the relationship between Islam and secularism was one of accommodation, rather than simply conflict and confrontation, because Islam Cited by:   While discoursing about the theme of the relationship between the Islamic worldview and modern science, Seyyed Hossein Nasr underlined in the context of his critique of modernity and its science: "Instead of criticizing the implicit value system inherent in modern science from the Islamic point of view, many of the champions of the blind emulation of modern science and technology claim that it .