Электронная книга: Tamara Sonn «Islam. History, Religion, and Politics»

Islam. History, Religion, and Politics

Now available in a fully-revised and updated third edition, Islam: History, Religion and Politics, provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the core teachings, historical development, and contemporary public struggles of Islam. Features a new chapter on the Arab Spring and the ongoing struggles for representative governance throughout the Muslim world Includes up-to-date analysis of the civil wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, including the rise of terrorist groups like Boko Haram and ISIS Spans Islamic history from the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam’s phenomenal geographical expansion and cultural development, to the creation of modern states and its role in today’s global society Written by a leading scholar of Islamic studies

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"

ISBN: 9781118972328

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Tamara Sonn

Dr. Tamara Sonn is a professor of religion and humanities at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Sonn received a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Santa Clara, an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in Near Eastern languages and civilizations from the University of Chicago.cite web|url=http://www.islam-democracy.org/sonn_bio.asp|title=Bio of Tamara Sonn|publisher=Center for Islam and Democracy|accessdate=2007-09-07]

Sonn is the author of the book "A Brief History of Islam", written in 2004. In the book, she argues against violence and inequality for women under Islamic law; and commends Morocco's Mudawana family code for the abolishment of the patriarchal family and diction respecting women.cite book|last=Sonn|first=Tamara|year=2004|title=A Brief History of Islam |isbn=1405109009 |publisher=Blackwell Publishing ]

The United States Institute of Peace and the American Council of Learned Societies have funded her work through grants. She is on the board of directors of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, previously as Vice President of the Eastern Division of the American Academy of Religion, and associate editor of the Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Muslim World and the American Journal for Islamic Social Science.

Bibliography

* "Between Qur'an and Crown: The Challenge of Political Legitimacy in the Arab World" (1990)
* "Interpreting Islam: Bandali Jawzi's Islamic Intellectual History"(1996)
* "Islam and the Question of Minorities" (1996)
* "Comparing Religions through Law: Judaism and Islam" with J. Neusner (1999)
* "Judaism and Islam in Practice" with J. Neusner and J. Brockopp (2000)
* "A Brief History of Islam" (2004).

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