Islam under siege : living dangerously in a post-honor world

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ahmed, Akbar S.
Published: Cambridge, UK : Malden, MA : Polity ; Distributed by Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series:Themes for the 21st century.


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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction : God's gamble
  • Islam under siege
  • Return of anthropology and the final crusade ; Sense of Muslim siege
  • What is going wrong?
  • Is it about Islam or is it globalization? ; Post-honor world?
  • Ibn Khaldun and social cohesion
  • Khaldunian breakdown ; Man in the iron cage
  • Failure of Muslim leadership
  • Muslim leaders ; Veiled truth : women in Islam
  • Searching for a Muslim ideal : inclusion
  • Case study one : the scholarship of inclusion ; Inclusivists in America : Islam in Toledo, Ohio
  • Searching for a Muslim ideal : exclusion
  • Case study two : the scholarship of exclusion ; Exclusivists in America : the debate in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Toward a global paradigm
  • Challenge for Islam ; Questions for our time.