Da'wah, peace and dialogue in the writings of Sayyid Abul Hasan 'Ali Nadwi, 1913-1999

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dc.contributor.author Choughuley, Abdul Kader
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-17T13:16:22Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-17T13:16:22Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10-17T13:16:22Z
dc.date.submitted 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1247
dc.description M.A. en
dc.description.abstract Coming to terms with the challenge of modernity has been a major concern for Muslim scholars. Faced with the reality of the global system of nation states, and the question that the challenges of secularism, democracy and religious pluralism pose for a traditional understanding of Islâm, many contemporary Muslim scholars have sought to develop new visions of their faith in order to engage seriously with these concerns. This dissertation looks at the writings of the Indian âlim, Sayyid Abul Hasan `Ali Nadwi, who has developed an incisive approach to the challenges of da`wah and dialogue Muslims globally and Indian Muslims particularly are faced with. This study examines how he as a member of the Muslim minority in India, has sought to present Islâm in terms that are intelligent to the modern mind, as well as making it possible for Muslims in India to attempt to create a balance as loyal citizens of the state, on the one hand, and as practising believers of their religion, on the other. Furthermore this vision is given a global dimension for Muslims living in the West where the challenges are not dissimilar from the Indian context. en
dc.description.sponsorship Prof. J.F.J. van Rensburg en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Da'wah (Islam) en
dc.subject Islam India en
dc.subject Abul Hasan 'Ali Nadwi en
dc.title Da'wah, peace and dialogue in the writings of Sayyid Abul Hasan 'Ali Nadwi, 1913-1999 en
dc.type Thesis en

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