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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Comparative religion Islamic studies. One’s own “religion” may be piety and faith, obedience, worship, and a vision of God. Open Preview See cantwell Problem?

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Shahzad marked it as to-read May 15, Leena marked it as to-read Jan 25, Retrieved 4 February Aug 20, Shaheen rated it really liked it. Instead of the concept of religion, Smith proffers a new conceptual apparatus: M is currently reading it Jul 23, He argues that the term as found in Lucretius and Cicero was internalized by the Catholic Church through Lactantius and Augustine of Hippo.

The Harvard Gazette characterized him as one of the field’s most influential figures of the past century. Addison Howard rated it liked it Mar 05, Smith contends that the concept of religion, rather than being a universally valid category as is generally supposed, is a peculiarly European construct of recent origin.


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