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Published: 01 April 2018

448 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474433228

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Modern Islamic Authority and Social Change, Volume 1

Evolving Debates in Muslim Majority Countries

Edited by Masooda Bano

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A comparative analysis of key Islamic authority platforms and their debates
  • Focuses on four influential Sunni Islamic scholarly platforms with a global following: Al-Azhar (Egypt); Saudi Salafism (Saudi Arabia); Deoband (South Asia); Diyanet (Turkey)
  • Each case study traces the institution's intellectual genealogy, contemporary political standing, and the discourses of its scholars on Islamic law and social change