By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson
***WINNER: Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize, foreign organization of severe Realism.***
A clean examine Islam in a Multi-Faith World presents a comprehensively theorised and sensible method of pondering systematically and deeply approximately Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith international. It makes the case for a modern academic philosophy to aid younger Muslims surmount the demanding situations of post-modernity and to go beyond the hiatuses and hindrances that they face of their interplay and relationships with non-Muslims and visa-versa.
It argues that the philosophy of serious realism in its unique, dialectical and metaReal moments so fittingly ‘underlabours’ (Bhaskar, 1975) for the modern interpretation, rationalization and conceptual deepening of Islamic doctrine, perform and schooling as to indicate a particular department of serious realist philosophy, particularly fitted to this objective. This strategy is termed Islamic serious Realism.
The ebook proceeds to provide an explanation for how this Islamic serious Realist process can serve the translation of the consensual components of Islamic doctrine, corresponding to the six components of Islamic trust and the 5 ‘pillars’ of Islamic perform, in order that those crucial positive aspects of the Muslim lifestyle may also help Muslim kids to give a contribution definitely to lifestyles in multi-faith liberal democracies in a globalising world.
Finally, the publication indicates how this Islamic serious Realist strategy might be delivered to undergo in humanities study rooms by means of heritage, non secular schooling and citizenship academics to assist Muslim teens have interaction informatively and transformatively with themselves and others in multi-faith contexts.
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