Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority

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Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority - Olsson, Susanne (Editor), and Kersten, Carool, Dr. (Series edited by)
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Like anywhere else, the present-day Islamic world too is grappling with modernity and postmodernity, secularisation and globalisation. Muslims are raising questions about religious representations and authority. This has given rise to the emergence of alternative Islamic discourses which challenge binary oppositions and dichotomies of orthodoxy and heterodoxy, continuity and change, state and civil society. It also leads to a dispersal of authority, a collapse of existing hierarchical structures and gender roles. This book ...

Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority 2013, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409441304

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