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Islam & Modernism: A Study of the Modern Reform Movement by Muhammad 'Abduh - Softcover
Charles C. Adams (Author)
Publisher: Islamic Book Trust (IBT), Malaysia
Pages: x + 283
Weight: 445 grams
Journalist, agitator, lecturer, teacher, reformer, Muhammad Abduh's many contributions to modern Muslim history as the leading reformist of the al-Azhar circle sometimes earned him the title of the father of 'Islamic Modernism'. This intellectual biography by Charles Adams, a sympathetic American academic, examine Islamic reformism in Egypt through the work of Abduh (1849-1905), revealing the influences that moulded his thought and tracing his transformation from someone who was ?buried in mystic visions? to a leading champion of Islamic reform.