Islamic reform : the political and legal theories of Muḥammad ʿAbduh and Rashīd Riḍā

@inproceedings{Adamec1968IslamicR,
  title={Islamic reform : the political and legal theories of Muḥammad ʿAbduh and Rashīd Riḍā},
  author={L. W. Adamec and M. Kerr},
  year={1968}
}
  • L. W. Adamec, M. Kerr
  • Published 1968
  • Political Science
  • Modern Islamic reformism has been generated partly from within but mainly as a response to the Western assault, in both its intellectual and political dimensions, against the Muslim world. Modernism was born when Muslims for the first time asked the question: "why have the Europeans made so much progress while the peoples of the East remain backward?" "What is the secret behind the progress of the West and the cause for the backwardness of the East?" The impulse behind these and similar… CONTINUE READING
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