This collection of analyses and opinions by past and present thinkers on the development and progress of Muslim society has been put together by the Reading Group, a body of individuals in Singapore who are committed to thoughtful intellectual engagement with Muslim issues relevant in contemporary society. This collection is aimed at provoking readers to discuss, debate and contextualize the ideas put forward according to the dominant thought and prevailing conditions of the present. The thinkers in this volume include the Arab reformer and activist Amir Sha Rib Arslam (1869-1946), sociologist Karl Mannheim (1893-1947), the social psychologist Gordon Willard Allport (1897-1967) and contemporary scholars including Malaysians Syed Hussein Alatas (b.1928), Chandra Muzaffar (b.1947) and the Indian Bohra reformer Asghar Ali Engineer (b.1939).
Islam, Religion and Progress: Critical Perspectives
AuthorsAzhar I. Alwee, Mohd Imran M. Taib; et al. (eds.)
PublisherThe Print Lodge