The Resource Islam in liberalism, Joseph A. Massad

Islam in liberalism, Joseph A. Massad

Label
Islam in liberalism
Title
Islam in liberalism
Statement of responsibility
Joseph A. Massad
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the popular imagination, Islam is often associated with words like oppression, totalitarianism, intolerance, cruelty, misogyny, and homophobia, while its presumed antonyms are Christianity, the West, liberalism, individualism, freedom, citizenship, and democracy. In the most alarmist views, the West's most cherished values - freedom, equality, and tolerance - are said to be endangered by Islam worldwide. Joseph Massad's Islam in Liberalism explores what Islam has become in today's world, with full attention to the multiplication of its meanings and interpretations. He seeks to understand how anxieties about tyranny, intolerance, misogyny, and homophobia, seen in the politics of the Middle East, are projected onto Islam itself. Massad shows that through this projection, Europe emerges as democratic and tolerant, feminist, and pro-LGBT rights-or, in short, Islam-free. Massad documents the Christian and liberal idea that we should missionize democracy, women's rights, sexual rights, tolerance, equality, and even therapies to cure Muslims of their un-European, un-Christian, and illiberal ways. Along the way he sheds light on a variety of controversial topics, including the meanings of democracy-and the ideological assumption that Islam is not compatible with it while Christianity is-women in Islam, sexuality and sexual freedom, and the idea of Abrahamic religions valorizing an interfaith agenda. Islam in Liberalism is an unflinching critique of Western assumptions and of the liberalism that Europe and Euro-America blindly present as a type of salvation to an assumingly unenlightened Islam
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massad, Joseph Andoni
Dewey number
306.6/97
Index
index present
LC call number
DS61.85
LC item number
.M37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orientalism
  • Liberalism
  • Islam
  • Middle East
  • East and West
  • East and West
  • Islam
  • Liberalism
  • Orientalism
  • Middle East
  • RELIGION
  • Islam
  • Kulturkonflikt
  • Liberalismus
  • Islamische Staaten
  • Westliche Welt
  • East and West
  • Interfaith relations
  • Islam
  • Liberalism
  • Orientalism
  • Public opinion, Western
  • Middle East
Label
Islam in liberalism, Joseph A. Massad
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=027707709&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The democracy offensive and the defenses of "Islam" -- Women and/in "Islam" : the rescue mission of western liberal feminism -- Pre-positional conjunctions : sexuality and/in "Islam" -- Psychoanalysis, "Islam," and the other of liberalism -- Forget semitism!
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 390 pages
Isbn
9780226206226
Lccn
2014021594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024466766
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871670666
  • (OCoLC)ocn871670666
Label
Islam in liberalism, Joseph A. Massad
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=027707709&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The democracy offensive and the defenses of "Islam" -- Women and/in "Islam" : the rescue mission of western liberal feminism -- Pre-positional conjunctions : sexuality and/in "Islam" -- Psychoanalysis, "Islam," and the other of liberalism -- Forget semitism!
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 390 pages
Isbn
9780226206226
Lccn
2014021594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024466766
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871670666
  • (OCoLC)ocn871670666

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