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The Resource The Quran and the secular mind : a philosophy of Islam, Shabbir Akhtar

The Quran and the secular mind : a philosophy of Islam, Shabbir Akhtar

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The Quran and the secular mind : a philosophy of Islam
Title
The Quran and the secular mind
Title remainder
a philosophy of Islam
Statement of responsibility
Shabbir Akhtar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is concerned with the rationality and plausibility of the Muslim faith and the Quran, and in particular how they can be interogated and understood through western analytical philosophy. It is also explores how Islam can successfully engage with the challenges posed by secular thinking. The Quran and the Secular Mind will be of interest to students and scholars of Islamic philosophy, philosophy of religion, Middle East studies, and political Islam. -- Publisher description
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Akhtar, Shabbir
Dewey number
297.2
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BP130.74
LC item number
.A34 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
BP 130.7
NLM item number
A34 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam and secularism
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Religious Philosophies
  • Secularism
  • RELIGION
  • Authority
  • Hermeneutics
  • Islam and secularism
  • Islam
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Modernität
  • Menschenbild
  • Islam
  • Säkularismus
  • Koran
  • Secularisatie (maatschappij)
  • Islamitische filosofie
  • Islamisk filosofi
Label
The Quran and the secular mind : a philosophy of Islam, Shabbir Akhtar
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-392) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction ---- Part I. Quranic Islam and the secular mind. 1. Locating Islam in the modern world --- 2. Human reason and divine revelation --- 3. The moral challenge of secular humanism ---- Part II. an Arabic Quran : assessing its authority. 4. The book sent down --- 5. The book as 'the frustrater' --- 6. The scope of the book --- 7. The authority of the book ----PartIII. a Quranic Lebenswelt in a secular age. 8. A sign is enough -- for the wise --- 9. Faith and the varieties of rejection --- 10. Human nature and the Quran --- 11. 'Greater is God!' ---- Part IV. Conclusions. 12. Preface to a philosophy of Islam
Control code
182758256
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281061874
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182758256
Label
The Quran and the secular mind : a philosophy of Islam, Shabbir Akhtar
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-392) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction ---- Part I. Quranic Islam and the secular mind. 1. Locating Islam in the modern world --- 2. Human reason and divine revelation --- 3. The moral challenge of secular humanism ---- Part II. an Arabic Quran : assessing its authority. 4. The book sent down --- 5. The book as 'the frustrater' --- 6. The scope of the book --- 7. The authority of the book ----PartIII. a Quranic Lebenswelt in a secular age. 8. A sign is enough -- for the wise --- 9. Faith and the varieties of rejection --- 10. Human nature and the Quran --- 11. 'Greater is God!' ---- Part IV. Conclusions. 12. Preface to a philosophy of Islam
Control code
182758256
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281061874
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182758256

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