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Islam, modernity, violence, and everyday life / Ahmad Atif Ahmad.

Author/Creator:
Ahmad, Ahmad Atif.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 213 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Islam -- 21st century.
Islamic law.
Islam and culture.
Islam -- Relations.
East and West.
Contents:
Theoretical considerations
On the cusp of modernity : reading Ibn 'Abidin of Damascus (1784-1836)
Egyptian society in the writings of Muhammad al-'Abbasi al-'Mahdi (1827-97)
Social custom as a source of law in modern Muslim societies
War
Apostasy
The right to privacy
Incommensurable values?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-209) and index.
ISBN:
0230609848
9780230609846
OCLC:
226357131
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