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Author Ramadan, Tariq.

Title What I believe / Tariq Ramadan.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  BP 80 .R343 A3 2010    AVAILABLE
Description x, 148 pages ; 19 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [135]-139) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The early years -- A Muslim, and a "controversial intellectual" -- Several fronts, two universes, one discourse -- Interacting crises -- Swift evolutions, silent revolutions -- Multiple identities: first an American (a European, an Australian), or a Muslim? -- Western Islam: religion and culture -- "Cultural" muslims, reformists, literalists, and so on -- Advances -- Challenges -- The issue of women -- The sense of belonging and the "post-integration" approach -- Socio-political issues, the media -- The roots of Europe--and of the West -- Reform and the seven "Cs" -- The West and its mirror: a new "we" -- Criticisms and oppositions -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: Thierry -- Appendix II: manifesto for a new "we."
Summary Ramadan attempts to set the record straight, laying out the basic ideas he stands for in clear and accessible prose. He describes the book as a work of clarification, directed at ordinary citizens, politicians, journalist and others who are curious (or skeptical) about his positions.
Subject Ramadan, Tariq.
Muslim scholars -- Biography.
Islam -- 21st century.
East and West.
ISBN 9780195387858 hardback alkaline paper
0195387856 hardback alkaline paper

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