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Postmodernism and Islam

predicament and promise

by Akbar S. Ahmed

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Published by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-277) and indexes.

    StatementAkbar S. Ahmed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP163 .A354 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1558645M
    ISBN 100415062926, 0415062934
    LC Control Number91039584


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p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0–––8 (HB) –– ISBN 0–––X (PB) 1. Islam––20th century. 2. Postmodernism––Religious aspects––Islam. 3. Islamic renewal. 4.