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Theological Responses to Modernity in the Nineteenth-century Middle East

AuthorOliver Scharbrodt
Title of item
Theological Responses to Modernity in the Nineteenth-century Middle East
Book 3
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Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia
Date of this edition 2002
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Posted 2010-05-18 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract With their theologies, Bahá'u'lláh and Muhammad 'Abduh both responded to the challenge of modernity and sought change, but while 'Abduh remained on the grounds of the Islamic tradition, Bahá'u'lláh founded a new religion.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #36, London (July 13-15, 2001).

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Tags 19th century; Abdul-Baha, Life of (documents); Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Middle East; Modernity; Muhammad Abduh; Philosophy; Rationality; Reform; Theology
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