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University of Chicago Press, 1979 - Religion - 285 pages
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In the new Epilogue, Rahman discusses the rising economic power of the Muslim world and the resulting implicatoins for islamic intellectual, education, and political life.

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When viewed from the aspect of Islamic history, it turns out he was storing a variety of knowledge and experience the trip of Islam itself. Explanation Fadlur Rahman, encouraging us as observers of Islamic Studies, to be more careful look at the ideal Islamic past and the future of Islam plainly to come. In order to avoid misunderstandings among Muslim thinkers and intellectuals, required a high awareness in the face of differences and approaches in the Islamic understanding own.This it in order to avoid tension among Muslim thinkers or students of Islam from outside Islam. ( Reviewer: Muihammad Shobri from Lamongan, East Java, was menyeleseikan Dissertation on the UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta and a lecturer in Shari'ah ahwal Syakhshiyah-High school Religion Islam Indonesia, Jakarta) 

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Fazlur Rahman (1919-1988) was the Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Islamic Thought at the University of Chicago. His many books include" Islam and Modernity: Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition" and "Prophecy in Islam: Philosophy and Orthodoxy," both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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