The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson

The Mosaic of Islam A Conversation with Perry Anderson A comprehensive introduction to the faith and politics of Islam Today percent of the global population is Muslim but ignorance and misinformation about Islam persist In this fascinating and usefu

  • Title: The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson
  • Author: Suleiman A. Mourad Perry Anderson
  • ISBN: 9781786632128
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • A comprehensive introduction to the faith and politics of Islam Today, 23 percent of the global population is Muslim, but ignorance and misinformation about Islam persist In this fascinating and useful book, Perry Anderson interviews the noted scholar of Islam Suleiman Mourad about the Qur an and the history of the faith Mourad elucidates the different stages in Islam sA comprehensive introduction to the faith and politics of Islam Today, 23 percent of the global population is Muslim, but ignorance and misinformation about Islam persist In this fascinating and useful book, Perry Anderson interviews the noted scholar of Islam Suleiman Mourad about the Qur an and the history of the faith Mourad elucidates the different stages in Islam s development the Qur an as scripture and the history of its codification Muhammad and the significance of his Sunna and Hadith the Sunni Shi i split and the formation of various sects the development of jihad the transition to modernity and the challenges of reform and the complexities of Islam in the modern world He also looks at Wahhabism from its inception in the eighteenth century to its present day position as the movement that galvanized modern Salafism and gave rise to militant Islam or jihadism The Mosaic of Islam reveals both the richness and the fissures of the faith It speaks of the different voices claiming to represent the religion and spans peaceful groups and manifestations as well as the bloody confrontations that disfigure the Middle East, such as the Saudi intervention in the Yemen and the collapse of Syria and Iraq.

    • [EPUB] ✓ Free Read ✓ The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson : by Suleiman A. Mourad Perry Anderson ↠
      Suleiman A. Mourad Perry Anderson

    About Author

    1. Suleiman A. Mourad Perry Anderson Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson book, this is one of the most wanted Suleiman A. Mourad Perry Anderson author readers around the world.

    One thought on “The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson

    1. Good stuff, though fairly standard in its treatment of what s important the early centuries, and yesterday I wish Mourad had said about the rest of history Modern reformers have realized the limitation of the Qur an but only after they butchered the best thing about Islam the fascinating civilization that Muslims have created over the centuries, with its curiosity about knowledge and science, its religious pluralism, the flexibility of Shar ia, and the great diversity that went with that.


    2. Gr ce une interview exprimant plus de pr ciser que illustrer, un historien et un islamiste parlent du Coran, et les diff rentes explications possibles et comment el peut tre la raison des divisions actuelles entre les musulmans et la base d une folie comme l organisation de l Etat islamique EI.Attraverso un intervista tesa pi a chiarire che ad illustrare, uno storico ed un islamista si interrogano sul corano, sulle varie e possibili spiegazioni e su come possa essere la ragione delle attuali div [...]


    3. Good basic overview of the history of Islam, the formation of the Quran and the roots of Islamic splits and sects including the genesis and growth of Islamic Jihad, extremism, wahhabism and ultimately ISIS.As someone who is quite ignorant about Islam I found this short book quite enlightening and would thoroughly recommend it.


    4. Perry Anderson is the most brilliant intellectual on the left in Europe His brilliant writing output books and articles, cover, in a scholarly way, European history, the history of ideas, debates within marxism, Russia and the British national culture He often publishes surveys on individual countries Turkey, Brazil, Italy, Germany, to name a few I met him around 1980 when he taught a short course at my college entitled, Why is there no socialism in the United States He d like to know the book t [...]



    5. This has been a very good read It is certainly a good start for those who would like to understand nuances and subtleties of Islam, how it is used to legitimise certain courses of action The book itself is not a comprehensive account of all those However, reading this book, you will know where to go and what to seek deep down It can be thought of as a good road map of Islam Islamism.


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *