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Published: 19 May 2020

448 Pages

5.50 x 8.50 inches

ISBN: 9781474447461

Bookseller Code (06)

Secularism in the Arab World

Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Aziz al-Azmeh and Translated by David Bond

Published by Edinburgh University Press

In Translation Modern Muslim Thinkers

  • Traces the concrete secular transformations in Muslim societies which occurred at particular times and by specific social agencies
  • Explores how secular changes influenced the functioning of different strata and groups, and the central attitudes of their members
  • Devotes considerable attention to religious reform in the broader context of the developments studied, and of the ideological, political and institutional religious reactions to both
  • Includes a new Preface by the author to introduce the English translation

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