Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2015

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849041294

Bookseller Code (01)

Cosmopolitans and Heretics

New Muslim Intellectuals and the Study of Islam

Carool Kersten

A Hurst Publication

  • · Introducing alternative approaches to thinking about religion in the Muslim world, Cosmopolitans and Heretics complements the existing literature on contemporary Islam which tends to focus on political developments and concentrates on radical Islamism, at the expense of more liberal and progressive ideas.
  • Argues for the need to rethink the study of Islam as a field of academic inquiry
  • Examines late 20thc Muslim intelligentsia

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