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Author Name:    HANIFI, M. Jamil

Title:   Islam and the Transformation of Culture. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Asis Publishing House, Inc., New York, 1974, ISBN:0210405511 

Seller ID:   103327

HANIFI, M. Jamil. Islam and the Transformation of Culture. New York : Asis Publishing House, Inc., (91974). First Edition. Pp (6),[ix]-xi,(3),[3]-182.Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Islam and the Transform ation of Culture spells out, through an exploration of the cultural development of Islam, the circumstances and constitution of contemporary Islamic society in its relation to change and modernization. It acaccomplishes this by presenting the reader with summaries of the main conceptual, philosophical, and legal aspects of the unity of Islam, interspersed with a discussionof the phenomenon of modernization and technicization." (from the dj). Con tents : 1. Introduction. 2. Some Basic Features of Islam. 3. Technicization: A Theoretical Framework. 4. Islamic Law. 5. The Organization of Islam - An Historical Account. 6. Reform and Secularization. 7. The Concept of mProgress and Islamic Law. 8. Secular Education and Cultural Transformation: TheCase of Turkey. 9. The Beginning of Transformation: From Prescriptive to P rincipial. 10. Problems and Prospects. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 30.00

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