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An Islamic Worldview from Turkey : Religion in a Modern, Secular and Democratic State, Hardback Book

An Islamic Worldview from Turkey : Religion in a Modern, Secular and Democratic State Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Series in Islamic Theology, Law, and History series

Description

This book is a journey into the heart of an Islamic worldview. It asks challenging questions of far-reaching consequence, addressing matters such as the Qur'an and revelation; rituals and symbols embraced; nature of God, of humans, and of our knowing; dignity of the human, sacredness of life, and more.

It precludes easy, prescribed answers, preferring instead thoughtful reflection on two basic questions: What does it mean to love God?

What does it mean to be a good person? Carefully crafted responses are presented by a group of scholars from Qur'an Studies, Worldview Studies, Women's Studies, Cultural Studies and Religious Education. It uncovers a dynamic understanding of Islam; one that meets challenges of the present, counters harsh criticisms, and breathes new life into a rich and longstanding tradition that continues to impact the lives of billions of people around the world.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 186 pages, XXIX, 186 p.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Religious issues & debates
  • ISBN: 9783319667508

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