Islam and The Cultural Accommodation of Social Change.

Tibi, Bassam.

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Book ID: 21410

ISBN:      0813309174

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8vo. xiv, 272 pp., translated by Clare Krojzl, cloth in d/w, notes, biblio, index, previous owner’s name inscribed on verso back cover, otherwise copy in mint condition, Westview Press, Boulder, first English edition, 1990.

Synopsis

The author perceives the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism as a defensive cultural response to structural changes in the global political and economic order. He contends that before Islamic countries can participate on an equal footing with Western industrialized countries, Islam must be de-politicized and must accept the concepts of intellectual pluralism and secularism.

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