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Islamic Reform and Colonial Discourse on Modernity in India : Socio-Political and Religious Thought of Vakkom Moulavi, Hardback Book

Islamic Reform and Colonial Discourse on Modernity in India : Socio-Political and Religious Thought of Vakkom Moulavi Hardback

Part of the Postcolonialism and Religions series

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In Kerala, Vakkom Moulavi motivated Muslims to embrace modernity, especially modern education, in order to reap maximum benefit.

In this process, he initiated numerous religious reforms.

However, he held fairly ambivalent attitudes towards individualism, materialism and secularization, defending Islam against the attacks of Christian missionaries.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 243 pages, XV, 243 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9781137383136

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