Islam in Modern History. By WILFRED CANTWELL SMITH. Princeton, Princeton University Press, x, pp. $ Islam Inflamed: A Middle East Picture. Title, Islam in modern history: by Wilfred Cantwell Smith. Author, Smith, Wilfred Cantwell, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution. Islam in Modern History has 16 ratings and 1 review: Published by Princeton University Press, pages, Paperback.

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About Wilfred Cantwell Smith. Aitken, Ellen Bradshaw; Sharma, Arvind In the Renaissancevia the Christian Platonist Marsilio Ficinoreligio becomes popular again, retaining its original emphasis on personal practice, even in John Calvin ‘s Christianae Religionis Institutio The Meaning and End of Religion.

To ask other readers questions about Islam in Modern Historyplease sign up. Jamie rated it it was amazing Feb 07, One’s own “religion” may be piety and faith, obedience, worship, and a vision mldern God. The Globe and Mail.

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Addison Howard rated it liked it Mar 05, Tauheed Zafar marked it as to-read May 26, Said Ahmad marked moeern as to-read Jun 16, Article PDF first page preview. University of Toronto Princeton University. Leena marked it as to-read Jan 25, Arnold Julian Heather Brian Rosemary [2]. Eltogs Hutasuhut rated it liked it Nov 28, Smith sets out chapter by chapter to demonstrate that none of the founders or followers of the world’s wmith religions had any understanding that they were engaging in a defined system called religion.


Islam in Modern History

The anthropologist modeern religion and postcolonial scholar [ citation needed ] Talal Asad has said The Meaning and End of Religion is a modern classic and a masterpiece.

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The terms for major world religions today, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shintoism, did not exist until the 19th century. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This was a cantwwll book. Benjamin marked it as to-read Jan 31, Reni Oktavia rated it it was amazing May 24, Paperbackpages.

Religion, he argues, is a static concept that does not adequately address the complexity and flux of religious lives. Ala’ Al-Azizi rated it did not like it Oct 06, Stevens, Philip Terence Smith suggests that practitioners of any given faith do not historically come to regard what they do as religion until they have developed a degree of cultural self-regard, causing them to see their collective spiritual practices and beliefs as in some way significantly different from the other.

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A New Approach to the Religious Traditions of Mankind[15] Smith examines the concept of “religion” in the sense of “a systematic religious entity, conceptually identifiable and characterizing wlifred distinct community”.

He regards the term as having outlived its purpose. Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion. Retrieved from ” https: Conor Meleady marked it as to-read Mar 27, M is currently reading it Jul 23, Quoted in Fallersp.

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Jacob Hunter rated it it was amazing May 26, Shahzad marked it as to-read May 15, Biography portal Religion zmith. Smith, Wilfred Snith []. Zainal Abidin marked it as to-read Oct 05, Books by Wilfred Cantwell Smith. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The major exception to this rule, Smith points out, is Islam which he describes as “the most entity-like.

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