Responses to modernity in the Islamic world

Responses to modernity in the Islamic world - o Responses...

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o Responses to modernity in the Islamic world Secular reformism –attempt to move away from Islamic culture and modernize along a western model Ex: Turkey – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk o Pursues reforms to create secular education and secular political culture Arab-Islamic reformism/nationalism (Nasser) Drawing on indigenous cultural resource while trying to modernize along a western model, usable past that can be drawn upon even as reform is taking place Islamic fundamentalism/Islamism (Khomeini or Bin Laden) Political ideology that draws ideology from Becomes the most prominent alternative throughout much of the arabic world, based on the idea of lack of attention to islam as the source of failure, attention would right their path o Islamic fundamentalism and Sharia Law Islamic funda – movement among Islamic scholars and clerics, not politicians, who stressed strict interpretation of Islamic texts. Most of these ppl believe that society should be run according to Islamic principle
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