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Muhammad Abduh’s contributions to modernity

Amir, Ahmad N. and Shuriye, Abdi Omar and Ismail, Ahmad Faris (2012) Muhammad Abduh’s contributions to modernity. Asian Journal of Management Sciences & Education (AJMSE), 1 (1). pp. 63-75. ISSN 2186-845X (O), 2186-8441 (P)

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the contributions of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Abduh to modernity, and his struggle for change and reform in al-Azhar and Egyptian society. Abduh was hailed as the “first leader of modern thought in Egypt”, “the father of the 20th century Muslim thought” and “pioneers of the modernist movement in the Arab world”, whose legacy in the history of Islamic reform was significant, carrying dynamic role in the transformation and reinterpretation of Islam in contemporary thought. His contribution to Islamic modernism was clearly seen in liberalizing the educational system, restructuring the mufti (jurist consult) office, transforming the Islamic worldview, championing Islamic feminism and integrating western and Islamic ideals and tradition.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/23830
Uncontrolled Keywords: Muhammad Abduh, Islamic modernism, educational reform, Pan Islam, Western and Islamic ideals
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 07 May 2012 09:34
Last Modified: 07 May 2012 09:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23830

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