MUSLIM IMAGINARIES AND IMAGINARY MUSLIMS: Placing Islam in Conversation with A Secular Age
Article first published online: 17 JAN 2012
© 2012 Journal of Religious Ethics, Inc.
Journal of Religious Ethics
Volume 40, Issue 1, pages 138–148, March 2012
How to Cite
Barre, E. A. (2012), MUSLIM IMAGINARIES AND IMAGINARY MUSLIMS: Placing Islam in Conversation with A Secular Age. Journal of Religious Ethics, 40: 138–148. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9795.2011.00512.x
- Issue published online: 17 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 17 JAN 2012
- Charles Taylor;
This essay begins by exploring the extent to which the narrative of secularization presented in Charles Taylor's A Secular Age might be complicated or otherwise challenged by taking account of parallel processes within Islamic thought and practice. It then considers whether Taylor's argument might nevertheless be applicable to, or illuminative of, contemporary struggles with modernity in the Muslim world.