Is this the natural telos of the Saidian project? In an eerie coincidence, like Hodgson, Shahab Ahmed passed away mere months before his magnum opus was published.
Article activity alert. Rating details. I am one among who still grieve on the loss of such an extraordinary scholar - Shahab - may peace be with his soul. I would ask: Don't have an account?
This book starts with a series of observations about the historical practice of Islam that seem incongruous or irreconcilable to modern Muslims and non-Muslims alike. There is both a law or at least literal definition as well as ethos and culture associated with both.
I wish somebody would take this piece of awesome scholarship and rewrite it in good, readable English.
USD online orders only, e-mail: For Ahmed, the text is presumably Revelation broadly defined. Jan 21, 2016 Ahmed rated it really liked it Shelves: His approach in doing so is multifaceted and ambitious, spanning across hundreds of years of history and a massive trove of primary sources of Muslim societies from the Balkans to the Bengal. Log in to post comments. Jan 13, 2016 Simon marked it as unfinished Shelves: Author Shahab Ahmed is well-read, eloquent, and impressively engaged with numerous fields and subfields.
One of the brilliant works on Islam I have ever came across. A valiant first step towards an etic and panemic conceptualization of Islam, and must be further built upon to truly account for the mosaic that is the Muslim experience across space and time.
Sep 21, 2016 Omar Ali rated it liked it. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Faysal rated it it was amazing Sep 22, 2016. What is "Islamic" about Islamic philosophy or Islamic art? Overall, this is high class and erudite apologetics, and the anecdotes collected herein will stand the test of time; but I suspect that the postmodern arguments and apologetics will not age well. I heartily recommend everyone borrow this from the library and read the introductory section, and chapter five, where Ahmed lays out his own theory.
This posthumously published book has garnered considerable attention since its appearance in 2016. Adakah fasa sejarah yang kita hidup ini masih boleh dikira sebagai istimewa?
Again, this idea is not one that is based on mere conjecture but on a wide-ranging look at primary sources and history. Aku harap komentar aku setakat ini tidak memberikan gambaran bahawa aktiviti pembacaan buku ini adalah sukar.
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