Intellectual Traditions in Islam by Farhad Daftary

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This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and of its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity. Leading scholars who have included chapters--all originally written for this book--include Mohammad Arkoun, Norman Calder, John Cooper, Muhsin Mahdi, Abdulaziz Sachedina, Annemarie Schimmel, and others.
 

About Farhad Daftary

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Farhad Daftary is Head of the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
 
Published June 17, 2000 by I. B. Tauris. 192 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy, History. Non-fiction