Chapter 15. The Second Coming of the Theocratic Age? Islamic Discourse after Modernity and Postmodernity

  1. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
  1. Aslam Farouk-Alli

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch16

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

How to Cite

Farouk-Alli, A. (2006) The Second Coming of the Theocratic Age? Islamic Discourse after Modernity and Postmodernity, in The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (ed I. M. Abu-Rabi'), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121743

Online ISBN: 9780470996188

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Keywords:

  • postmodernity;
  • enlightenment;
  • post-colonial period;
  • secularism;
  • morality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Islamic Thought and Modernity

  • Criticisms of Modernity

  • From the Discontents of Modernity to Postmodernity

  • The Postmodern Worldview

  • From Postmodernism to Islamism

  • Conclusion