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Debate on Modernity (Conc. 1992/6) (Concilium)

C Geffre

Debate on Modernity (Conc. 1992/6) (Concilium)

by C Geffre

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Published by SCM Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10560965M
ISBN 10033403017X
ISBN 109780334030171
OCLC/WorldCa27422678

In recent times, some pioneering works, in the context of, or with a focus on, South Asia on this debate are: M. Khalid Masud, et. al., Islam and Modernity: Key Issues and Debates (), Shireen. The book aims to provide reflections on major debates that have taken place within and between the various scholarly disciplines that have addressed questions of modernity in connection with Islam and Muslim societies. The book is organised in three parts. The first part, ‘Conceptualising Modernity’, consists of two chapters that introduce.

The Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy is a major schism that originated in the s and '30s within the Presbyterian Church in the United States of issue were foundational disputes about the role of Christianity, the authority of Scripture, the death, Resurrection, and atoning sacrifice of Jesus. Two broad factions within Protestantism emerged: Fundamentalists, who insisted.   In my recent book Defending Muḥammad in Modernity, centered on competing visions of the relationship between divine sovereignty, prophetic charisma, and the practice of everyday ritual life, what I call “competing political theologies,” in colonial Muslim South Asia, I suggest that especially while examining the reform projects of.

This study offers a fresh perspective on the 'comfort women' debates. It argues that the system can be understood as the mechanism of the intersectional oppression of gender, race, class and colonialism, while illuminating the importance of testimonies of victim-survivors as the site where women. Debates’ in October The present book is an outcome of continued delib-erations and revisions of the papers presented at the workshop. The book aims to provide refl ections on major debates that have taken place within and between the various scholarly disciplines that have addressed ques-tions of modernity in connection with Islam and.


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Sir Jack Goody's book "Capitalism and Modernity: The Great Debate" does what its title promises: it describes a debate, nothing more, nothing less. This work, written inanalyzes the historical debate about the origins of modernity and/or capitalism as well as the related question of the 'superiority' of the West in the economic and Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Debate on modernity.

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He was a voracious writer and had authored 32 books on a variety of themes. Ideologically, Debate on Modernity book was a doctrinaire Hindu and considered Hindu scriptures as the major source of his Indian society’s analysis. During his creative period of writing Indian sociology was engaged in the debate on tradition and modernity.

Postcolonial theory has developed mainly in the U.S. academy, and it has focused chiefly on nineteenth-century and twentieth-century colonization and decolonization processes in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.

Colonialism in Latin America originated centuries earlier, in the transoceanic adventures from which European modernity itself was born.5/5(1).

Islam and Modernity are two of the most contested academic and political concepts around. No serious thinkers today talk about a single ‘Islam’, speaking instead in terms of multiple ‘Islams’.

And the same goes for definitions of ‘modernity’. Scholars would throw the debate out immediately on those grounds, but I think the problem. The result is a new way of conceptualizing the modernity-postmodernity debate, and an exciting new approach to the roots of contemporary social theory.

icon back Back to table of contents Chapter 4: The Impossibility of Modernity: Cultural Crystallization and the Problem of Contingency. The debate over modernity has been very much about the consequences of secularization.

Since the beginning of the modern age, proponents of modernity have defended the modern against the dogma of religion. Modernity came to be seen as a rupture, a break. Modernity is defined as a condition of social existence that is significantly different to all past forms of human experience, while modernization refers to the transitional process of moving from “traditional” or “primitive” communities to modern societies.

Debates over modernity have been most prominent in the discipline of sociology, created in the nineteenth century specifically to.

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This collection of ten essays offers the first systematic assessment of Jürgen Habermas's Philosophical Discourse of Modernity, a book that defended the rational potential of the modern age against the depiction of modernity as a spent essays (of which four are newly commissioned, five were published in the journal Praxis International, and one -- by Habermas -- first appeared in.

God and Modernity strikes off in a fundamentally new directionAndrew Shanks boldly calls for a new and better way to do theology. Shanks argues that God is most present in a culture where public debate over ethical issues flourishes best.

This book establishes the voice of medical sociology in key debates in the social sciences. Concerning modernity, postmodernity, structuralism and poststructuralism issues covered include: * disease and medicine in postmodern times * gender, health and the feminist debate.

This original book casts new light on the history of capitalism, industrialization and modernity, and will be essential reading for all those interested in the great debate about the economic rise of the West. 'Döşemeci's meticulously written and lucid book is an excellent historical study that calls for the active imagination of the reader.

With a skilful hermeneutical analysis of historical events it invites us to rethink the meanings of modernity through different logics and historical-conceptual sites within which civilization, nation, and Europeanness have been dialogically imagined and Author: Mehmet Döşemeci.

This important new book investigates how the West attained its current position of economic and social advantage. In an incisive historical analysis, Jack Goody examines when and why Europe (and Anglo-America) started to outstrip all other continents in socio-economic growth.

challenges assumptions about long-term European supremacy of a 'cultural' kind, as was a feature/5(15). The question of modernity has provoked a vigorous debate in the work of thinkers from Hegel to Habermas. Our own self-styled postmodern age has seen no end to this debate, which now receives a major and wide-ranging intervention from the theorist and critic Anthony J.

Cascardi/5(6). Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era) and the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".Some commentators consider the era of modernity to have ended bywith.

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Critique of Modernity (French: Critique de la modernité) is a book by the French sociologist Alain attempts to offer a critique of modernity which is neither antimodern nor postmodern, but proposes a rebuilt modernity based on the subject's liberation.Description: In this timely new book Wellmer intervenes in the highly topical debates on modernity and post-modernity.

Discussing the work of Adorno, Habermas, Peter Burger and Jean-François Lyotard, among others, he offers a penetrating analysis of the aesthetic, ethical and philosophical dimensions of .Voicing at least two Muslim opinions in each area of debate, this book challenges the idea that all Muslims think identically.

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