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Week 11 - Gendered Islam and Modernity in the National Space

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Ryerson University
SOC 885
Amina Jamal

thMonday March 26 2012 Week 11 Gendered Islam and Modernity in the National Space Barlas said many interpretations if Islam that has been done where by a lot of mostly male scholars she took many verses and tried to understand them from her point of view she felt there is nothing in the Quran that gives men higher status than womenIs Islam compatible with Modernity Wafasul tan this woman has an extreme view that suggests Islam and modernity are never compatible comes from the class of civilizationClash of Civilizations Samuel Huntington Political ScientistHuntingtons main thesis the war between communism and capitalism was a war of ideology when it ended everyone said western liberalism has trampledBut for the next century Huntington said there will be a clash of culturesWhat people took away is the major clash between Islamic civilization and the western civilization The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order New York SimonSchuster 1996It is an important text that many highly educated people seem to believe in this thesis Nations will increasingly be divided along cultural factors religions va
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