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Secular Knowledge Versus Islamic Knowledge and Uncritical Intellectuality: The Work of Ziauddin Sardar

Urrehman, S.

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This article examines the politics of Islamic postcolonial Occidentalism as a response to the secularizing influence of western modernity. By taking the work of Ziauddin Sardar, a Pakistani-British intellectual, as an example of Occidentalist Islamic thought, I have attempted to problematize the binaristic division of the world into two neat categories: the secular West and Islamized Islam. Sardar's reactionary ideas have been contrasted with the work of secular Muslim scholars such as Pervez...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68032
Source: Cultural Dynamics: Theory Cross-Cultures
DOI: 10.1177/09213740020140010501

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