Book Details

Book title: Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition
Author(s): Joseph E.B. Lumbard
ISBN: 8182749794
Publication Year: 2005
Binding: HB
Pages: 346
Price: Rs. 790 Rs. 790
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This book presents a new and timely voice of several well-trained scholars writing about major issues which have come to the forefront as a result of the events of the past couple of years. These are the issues which affect the lives of everyone, young and old. Anyone, who is seriously interested in the relation between Islam and the West, and Islam in the West will surely read this book.

ABOUT Author


Joseph E.B. Lumbard is an American Muslim who now works as Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at the American University in Cairo. A native of Washington D.C., he is the founder and first director of the Islamic Research Institute. He is conversant with a broad range of Islamic intellectual disciplines and has first-hand experience of several oral and cultural traditions. He is the author of No God but God is my Fortres… and is currently working on Ahmad al-Ghazali and the Metaphysics of Love, the first extensive study of the life and work of the renowned sufi in a European language.