Muslims In India Since 1947: Islamic Perspectives On Inter-faith Relations by Yoginder SikandMuslims In India Since 1947: Islamic Perspectives On Inter-faith Relations by Yoginder Sikand

Muslims In India Since 1947: Islamic Perspectives On Inter-faith Relations

byYoginder Sikand

Paperback | March 26, 2004

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Muslims in India today are responding to the challenge of religious pluralism in a variety of ways. This book explores the attempts being made by scholar-activists and Muslim organisations to develop new understandings of Islam to relate to people of other faiths and to the modern nation-state, and to deal with issues such as democracy and secularism. It examines how a common predicament, characterised by a sense of siege and the perception of being an oppressed minority, is producing new expressions of Islam, some of which seek to relate to non-Muslims in terms of confrontation, and others which call for dialogue, reconciliation and inter-faith harmony.
Yoginder Sikand is presently based at the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, The Netherlands as a post-doctoral research scholar. He is the editor of web-magazine www.islaminterfaith.org which is devoted to discussion of issues related to Muslims in South Asia.
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Title:Muslims In India Since 1947: Islamic Perspectives On Inter-faith RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 26, 2004Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415406048

ISBN - 13:9780415406048

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Asghar 'Ali Engineer 's Quest for a Contextual Islamic Theology  3. Islam and the Muslim Minority Predicament: Reflections on the Contributions of Sayyed Abul Hasan 'Ali Nadwi  4. Peace, Dialogue and Da'wah: An Analysis of the Writings of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan  5. Islamic Voice's Agenda for the Muslims of India  6. An Islamist Approach to Inter-Faith Dialogue: The Jama'at-i Islami of India  7. Islamic Perspectives on Liberation and Dialogue: Muslim Writings in Dalit Voice  8. The 'Dalit Muslims' and the All-India Backward Muslim Morcha  9. Islam and the Dalit Quest for Liberation in Contemporary India  10. 'Now or Never!': The Inter-Faith Dialogue Project of Acharya Maulana Shams Naved 'Usmani  11. The Deendar Anjuman: Between Dialogue and Conflict  12. Islamist Activism in Contemporary India: The Students' Islamic Movement of India  13. Kashmir: From National Liberation to Islamist Jihad?  14. Glossary  15. References