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The Scholarship on ‘Islam-Modernity’ Discourse

The Scholarship on ‘Islam-Modernity’ Discourse

Muslim responses to issues of reform and modernization, since its emergence, have spanned the spectrum from secularists and modernists, to religious traditionalists (fundamentalists) and reformists. Believing that Islam and modernity are compatible, Islamic reformers emphasize the need for an Islamic reformation through reinterpretation (ijtihad) and urge fresh approaches to the Quranic interpretation {John L. Esposito, […]