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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He regards the term as having outlived its purpose. Archived from the original on 7 October K marked it as to-read May 11, Histogy own “religion” may be piety and faith, obedience, worship, and a vision of God.

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Retrieved 25 December By way of an etymological study of religion religioin LatinSmith further contends that the term, which at first and for most of iwlam centuries denoted an attitude towards a relationship between God and man[34] has through conceptual slippage come to mean a “system of observances or beliefs”, [35] a historical tradition which has been institutionalized through a process of reification.


Reni Oktavia rated it it was amazing May 24, Arnold Julian Heather Brian Rosemary [2]. In he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in oriental languages at Princeton Universityafter which he taught at McGillfounding in the university’s Institute of Islamic Studies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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