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Book Review: The Wretched of The Earth by Frantz Fanon

Book Review: The Wretched of The Earth by Frantz Fanon

Shinzani Jain Book: The Wretched of the Earth. Author: Frantz Fanon Publisher: New York: Grove Press, 1963 Pages: 317 Pages Frantz Fanon’s radical text ‘The Wretched of the Earth’ is counted as one of the most influential literatures on psychoanalysis of colonialism, colonial violence and counter-violence of the colonized. He presents a striking account of the wretchedness that the […]

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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, […]