The Quran and the Secular Mind: A Philosophy of Islam

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Taylor & Francis, Oct 31, 2007 - Philosophy - 406 pages
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This book is concerned with the rationality and plausibility of the Muslim faith and the Qur'an, and in particular how they can be interrogated and understood through Western analytical philosophy. It also explores how Islam can successfully engage with the challenges posed by secular thinking.

The Quran and the Secular Mind will be of interest to students and scholars of Islamic philosophy, philosophy of religion, Middle East studies, and political Islam.

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User Review  - Mehmet Çiftçi - Goodreads

Terrible, awful, embarrassing-- these are the only words I can think of to describe this book. Ignorant, narrow-minded and it manages to expresses its unoriginal and intellectually insipid ideas in ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Shabbir Akhtar is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He has taught in the International Islamic University in Malaysia and has published widely on Islam, Christianity and current affairs.

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