By Jonathan Lyons
In Islam via Western Eyes, Jonathan Lyons unpacks Western behavior of considering and writing approximately Islam, engaging in a cautious research of the West's grand totalizing narrative throughout 1000 years of background. He observes the discourse’s corrosive results at the social sciences, together with sociology, politics, philosophy, theology, diplomacy, protection stories, and human rights scholarship. He follows its impression on learn, speeches, political approach, and govt coverage, fighting the West from responding successfully to its most vital twenty-first-century demanding situations: the increase of Islamic energy, the emergence of non secular violence, and the becoming rigidity among demonstrated social values and multicultural rights between Muslim immigrant populations.
Through the highbrow "archaeology" of Michel Foucault, Lyons finds the workings of this discourse and its underlying impression on our social, highbrow, and political lives. He then addresses problems with deep difficulty to Western readersIslam and modernity, Islam and violence, and Islam and womenand proposes new methods of wondering the Western dating to the Islamic world.
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