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By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

***WINNER: Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize, foreign organization of serious Realism.***


A clean examine Islam in a Multi-Faith World presents a comprehensively theorised and useful method of considering systematically and deeply approximately Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith international. It makes the case for a modern academic philosophy to assist younger Muslims surmount the demanding situations of post-modernity and to go beyond the hiatuses and stumbling blocks that they face of their interplay and relationships with non-Muslims and visa-versa.


It argues that the philosophy of serious realism in its unique, dialectical and metaReal moments so fittingly ‘underlabours’ (Bhaskar, 1975) for the modern interpretation, rationalization and conceptual deepening of Islamic doctrine, perform and schooling as to signify a particular department of serious realist philosophy, particularly fitted to this goal. This strategy is termed Islamic severe Realism.


The ebook proceeds to provide an explanation for how this Islamic severe Realist procedure can serve the translation of the consensual components of Islamic doctrine, reminiscent of the six parts of Islamic trust and the 5 ‘pillars’ of Islamic perform, in order that those crucial gains of the Muslim lifestyle will help Muslim teenagers to give a contribution absolutely to lifestyles in multi-faith liberal democracies in a globalising world.


Finally, the publication indicates how this Islamic serious Realist strategy should be delivered to undergo in humanities study rooms by way of background, spiritual schooling and citizenship academics to aid Muslim children have interaction informatively and transformatively with themselves and others in multi-faith contexts.

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