By Abdou Filali-Ansary, Sikeena Karmali Ahmed
Present well known and educational discussions are inclined to make sure assumptions concerning Islam and its loss of compatibility with notions of pluralism. a few famous liberal thinkers have even argued that pluralism itself is inherently antithetical to Islam. This quantity intends to deal with those assumptions through bringing readability to a couple of its key suppositions and conjectures. It seeks to head past the parameters of political correctness through accomplishing a discussion that refutes those postulations in an immediate, frontal debate. during this quantity, in addition to within the coming near near quantity, The Possibility of Pluralism, eminent students from worldwide discover notions of pluralism, discussing the wide spectrum of its relevance and alertness to fashionable day societies, from secularism and multiculturalism to democracy, globalisation and the pivotal function of civil society.
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London: Verso, 1983. — 28 — The Public and the Private 15. Karl Mannheim, Ideology and Utopia, London: Routledge, 1942/1960. 16. See Niyazi Berkes, The Development of Secularism in Turkey, London: Hurst, 1964/1998, pp. 270–8. 17. Juan Cole, Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East: Social and Cultural Origins of Egypt’s Urabi Movement, Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993, pp. 115–26. 18. For a discussion on Rida, see Ahmad Dallal, “Appropriating the Past: Twentieth Century Reconstruction of Pre-modern Islamic Thought”, Islamic Law and Society, vol.
See Asef Bayat, Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007, pp. 142–86. 20. Asghar Schirazi, The Constitution of Iran: Politics and the State in the Islamic Republic, London: I. B. Tauris, 1997. 21. , pp. 171–2. — 29 — Part Two Contemporary Thought Chapter 3 Civil Society and Conflict Management: Bangladesh’s Experiences Amena Mohsin It is ironic that South Asia, the land of Gandhi, Tagore, Lalon, a land immersed in an ocean of civilisations, cultures and syncretism, today finds itself torn by politicised ethnicities and religions.
3. Asim Roy, The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal, Printon, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983, p. 251. 4. The Zamindari System refers to the collection of revenue by landholders from peasants and the punctual remittance of these revenues to the British. The introduction of the Permanent Settlement in 1793 was a contract between the East India Company and the landholders (Zamindars) where in the landholders were granted absolute proprietary rights of landed property. 5. ), State and Nation Building, Bombay: Allied Publishers, 1976, pp.
The Challenge of Pluralism: Paradigms from Muslim Contexts (Exploring Muslim Contexts) by Abdou Filali-Ansary, Sikeena Karmali Ahmed