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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Smith also notes that it “begets bigotry” and can “kill piety”. 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. Arnold Julian Heather Brian Rosemary [2].

A New Approach to the Religious Traditions of Mankind[15] Smith examines the concept of “religion” in the sense of “a systematic religious entity, conceptually identifiable and characterizing a distinct community”. Be the first to ask a question about Islam in Modern History.


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Glidden; Islam in Modern History. In the Renaissancevia the Christian Platonist Marsilio Ficinoreligio cantwsll popular again, retaining its original emphasis on personal practice, even in John Calvin ‘s Christianae Religionis Institutio Sign In or Create an Account.

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Aasem Bakhshi marked it as to-read Nov 12, During the Middle Ages it was superseded by the term faithwhich Smith favours by contrast. The Legacy of Wilfred Cantwell Smith.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers in America: Ebrahim Padia added it Sep 07, The Meaning and End of Religion remains Smith’s most influential work. Eltogs Hutasuhut rated it liked it Nov 28, Smith, Wilfred Cantwell []. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Email alerts New issue alert. The major exception to this rule, Smith points out, is Islam which he describes as “the most entity-like. Rosey marked it as eilfred Aug 28, University of Toronto Princeton University.

Said Ahmad marked it as to-read Jun 16, Wilfred Cantwell Smith Wilffed 21, — February 7, was a Canadian professor of comparative religion who from — was director of Harvard’s Center for the Study of World Religions. Sarah marked it as to-read Sep 06, Journal of Bible and Religion.

One’s own “religion” may be piety and faith, obedience, worship, and a vision of God.