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Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Tariq Ramadan


In a Western world suddenly acutely interested in Islam, one question has been repeatedly heard above the din: where are the Muslim reformers? As the number of Muslims living in the West grows, the question of what it means to be a Western Muslim becomes increasingly important to the futures of both Islam and the West. While the media are focused on radical Islam, this book claims that a silent revolution is sweeping Islamic communities in the West, as Muslims actively seek ways to live in harmony with their faith within a Western context. French, English, German, and American Muslims—women as ... More

Keywords: Islam, Muslim reformers, Western Islam, radical Islam, French Muslims, English Muslims, German Muslims, American Muslims, secular societies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195183566
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tariq Ramadan, author
Professor of Islamic, Studies, Senior Research Fellow at Lokahi Foundation and visiting Professor at St Antony's College, Oxford
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