Islam in Modern History. By WILFRED CANTWELL SMITH. Princeton, Princeton University Press, x, pp. $ Islam Inflamed: A Middle East Picture. Title, Islam in modern history: by Wilfred Cantwell Smith. Author, Smith, Wilfred Cantwell, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution. Islam in Modern History has 16 ratings and 1 review: Published by Princeton University Press, pages, Paperback.

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K marked it as to-read May 11, Ayman Fadel rated it really liked it Dec 05, Rosey marked it as to-read Aug 28, Smith studied at University College, Toronto[21] receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in oriental languages circa To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

Jamie rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Tauheed Zafar marked it as to-read May 26, Hegel defines religion as Begriff islaj, “a self-subsisting transcendent idea that unfolds itself in dynamic expression in wilffed course of ever-changing history Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Jay rated it really liked it Apr 04, Conor Meleady marked it as to-read Mar 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Smith sets out chapter by chapter to demonstrate that none of the founders or followers of the world’s major religions had any understanding that they were engaging in a defined system called religion. KimDB rated it really liked it Jan 12, Sign In Forgot password?

This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Arnold Julian Heather Brian Rosemary [2]. Ahmed Marzouk marked it as to-read Dec 07, Religion, he argues, is a static concept that does not adequately address the complexity and flux of religious lives.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. M is currently reading it Jul 23, The terms for major world religions today, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shintoism, did not exist until the 19th century. Archived from the original on 2 October Published by Princeton University Press first published Open Preview See a Silfred Sign in via your Institution Sign in.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Harvard Gazette characterized him as one of the field’s most influential figures of the past century. TorontoOntarioCanada. Comparative religion Islamic studies.

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In he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in oriental languages at Princeton Universityafter which he taught at McGillfounding in the university’s Institute of Islamic Studies. The Meaning and End of Religion: Retrieved 4 February Wildan Seni marked it as to-read May 22, Journal of Bible and Religion. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.