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Islam and Modernism

A study of the Modern Reform Movement Inaudurated by Muhammad Abduh


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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.

Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 22.8 × 15.3 cm
Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 22.8 × 15.3 cm
Page Count

294 pages


Charles C Adams


Islamic Book Trust