Author: Muhammad Aslam SyedPublisher: Adam PublishersYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 158ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174355375
Prof. Syed’s book offers new insights into the intellectual controversy that was initiated by the British in the second half of the nineteenth century in India over the role of Islam in History.The purpose of this study is three fold: Firstly, it deals with the magnitude of the intellectual and political challenge that the Muslims faced. Secondly, it unfolds the various ways in which Muslims came to terms with this new, situation. Finally, it explains the impact on the questions of revival and reassertion of Islam as an intellectual and political force in the later Muslim movements in South Asia.
Dedication Preface1. Introduction2. New Challenges3. The Modernists 4. The Traditionalists 5. The New School 6. ConclusionAppendicesBibliographyIndex