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Critique of Religious Discourse

By: Abu Zayd, Nasr Hamid / Tr: Wright, Jonathan

Language: English


An important work of contemporary Islamic thought argues against the programmatic use of Islamic religious texts to support fundamentalist beliefs

First published in Arabic in 1994, progressive Muslim scholar Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd’s controversial essay argued that conventional fundamentalist interpretations of the Quran and other Islamic religious texts are ahistorical and misleading. Conservative religious leaders accused him of apostasy. Marking the first time a work by Abu Zayd is available in its entirety in any Western language, this English edition makes his erudite interpretation of classical Islamic thought accessible to a wider audience at a critical historical

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By:Abu Zayd, Nasr Hamid / Tr: Wright, Jonathan
Pages: 314 pp
Publisher:Yale University Press, New Haven 2018
Dimensions:14 x 21 cm
Topic:Contemporary Religious Thought - Islam

Critique of Religious Discourse
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