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Author Ourghi, Abdel-Hakim, author.
Uniform Title Reform des Islam. English
Title Reform of Islam : forty theses for an Islamic ethics in the 21st century / Abdel-Hakim Ourghi ; translated from the German by George Stergios.
Publisher Berlin : Gerlach Press, 2019.



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Contents Introduction -- The pathological state of Islamic identity – The guardians of the temple – The forty theses – The past as history is always a self-interpretation of the Muslim in his everyday reality – The zHoly scripturey is always autonomous. The Quran does not speak by itself: it is the people who induce its expression – Every Muslim woman and man has the freedom to interpret the Quran as she or he wants – A reform of Islam needs courageous reformers – The heritage of Islam must be open to research – The Quran itself speaks of the need to reform Islam – Reform of Islam means adapting to modernity – Self-critique and the critique of Islam is a declaration of love. It is a nuanced exercise of reason, not a blunt rejection of faith – The Quran as God’s word has become over centuries the human word – Those who respect the Quran cannot take it literally – Since the word of God needs supplementation, the Quran must be thought anew in a modern and humanistic way for today’s world – The Quran is only eternal and timeless as the foundation of humanistic ethics – Islam is not a universal religion, for the Quran is a religious scripture addressed to the Arabs – The proper creed of Islam is: zI attest, there is no god but Allah.y (20:14) – The Quran itself emphasizes the truth of the Torah and Gospels – Muhammad is just a man like everyone else – To err is human: the Prophet, too, made mistakes – The Hadith arose two centuries after the death of the Prophet from political motives – The reform of Islam is a constant struggle against the obfuscation of reason – Until today, blind imitation is an attempted coup against reflective reason in Islam – Muslims do not need scholars as intermediaries between God and human beings – The mosques must finally be liberated from imported and self-made imams – God is not a tyrant who is eagerly waiting to punish people. God is love, mercy and grace – Islam is more than the five pillars and the doctrine of faith, namely it is also good conduct. Sola actio! – God has liberated the human being to freedom – God has bestowed on people freedom of expression – Freedom of religion also applies to Islam – No one has the right to declare other people unbelievers – The principle that zthe dignity of man is inviolabley also applies to Islam and Muslims – Dialogue among Muslims is inevitable since there is no chosen religious community in Islam – Reconciled diversity in the dialogic encounter: to be religious today means to be interreligious – No religion possesses absolute truth and no human being has the key to paradise – Islam has not made women free human beings, but slaves of men. The women of Islam must rise up since their tormentors will no liberate them – The headscarf is not a religious requirement, but rather a historical product of male rule – Not the Quran, but the male reign of conservative Islam forbids women to be active as imams in their communities – Islamism has a great deal to do with Islam – Islam unreformed is not a religion of peace – The identity crisis of Islam is home-made. We Muslims are not victims – Humanistic-modern Islam shares the world with other religions and worldviews – Only a liberal Islam is sustainable – Epilogue.
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3959940564 (electronic bk.)
9783959940573 (electronic bk.)
3959940572 (electronic bk.)
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Author Ourghi, Abdel-Hakim, author.
Subject Islam -- 21st century.
Islamic modernism.
Islamic renewal.
Alt author Stergios, George, translator.
Descript 1 online resource.
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Contents Introduction -- The pathological state of Islamic identity – The guardians of the temple – The forty theses – The past as history is always a self-interpretation of the Muslim in his everyday reality – The zHoly scripturey is always autonomous. The Quran does not speak by itself: it is the people who induce its expression – Every Muslim woman and man has the freedom to interpret the Quran as she or he wants – A reform of Islam needs courageous reformers – The heritage of Islam must be open to research – The Quran itself speaks of the need to reform Islam – Reform of Islam means adapting to modernity – Self-critique and the critique of Islam is a declaration of love. It is a nuanced exercise of reason, not a blunt rejection of faith – The Quran as God’s word has become over centuries the human word – Those who respect the Quran cannot take it literally – Since the word of God needs supplementation, the Quran must be thought anew in a modern and humanistic way for today’s world – The Quran is only eternal and timeless as the foundation of humanistic ethics – Islam is not a universal religion, for the Quran is a religious scripture addressed to the Arabs – The proper creed of Islam is: zI attest, there is no god but Allah.y (20:14) – The Quran itself emphasizes the truth of the Torah and Gospels – Muhammad is just a man like everyone else – To err is human: the Prophet, too, made mistakes – The Hadith arose two centuries after the death of the Prophet from political motives – The reform of Islam is a constant struggle against the obfuscation of reason – Until today, blind imitation is an attempted coup against reflective reason in Islam – Muslims do not need scholars as intermediaries between God and human beings – The mosques must finally be liberated from imported and self-made imams – God is not a tyrant who is eagerly waiting to punish people. God is love, mercy and grace – Islam is more than the five pillars and the doctrine of faith, namely it is also good conduct. Sola actio! – God has liberated the human being to freedom – God has bestowed on people freedom of expression – Freedom of religion also applies to Islam – No one has the right to declare other people unbelievers – The principle that zthe dignity of man is inviolabley also applies to Islam and Muslims – Dialogue among Muslims is inevitable since there is no chosen religious community in Islam – Reconciled diversity in the dialogic encounter: to be religious today means to be interreligious – No religion possesses absolute truth and no human being has the key to paradise – Islam has not made women free human beings, but slaves of men. The women of Islam must rise up since their tormentors will no liberate them – The headscarf is not a religious requirement, but rather a historical product of male rule – Not the Quran, but the male reign of conservative Islam forbids women to be active as imams in their communities – Islamism has a great deal to do with Islam – Islam unreformed is not a religion of peace – The identity crisis of Islam is home-made. We Muslims are not victims – Humanistic-modern Islam shares the world with other religions and worldviews – Only a liberal Islam is sustainable – Epilogue.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9783959940566 (electronic bk.)
3959940564 (electronic bk.)
9783959940573 (electronic bk.)
3959940572 (electronic bk.)
Author Ourghi, Abdel-Hakim, author.
Subject Islam -- 21st century.
Islamic modernism.
Islamic renewal.
Alt author Stergios, George, translator.

Subject Islam -- 21st century.
Islamic modernism.
Islamic renewal.
Descript 1 online resource.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction -- The pathological state of Islamic identity – The guardians of the temple – The forty theses – The past as history is always a self-interpretation of the Muslim in his everyday reality – The zHoly scripturey is always autonomous. The Quran does not speak by itself: it is the people who induce its expression – Every Muslim woman and man has the freedom to interpret the Quran as she or he wants – A reform of Islam needs courageous reformers – The heritage of Islam must be open to research – The Quran itself speaks of the need to reform Islam – Reform of Islam means adapting to modernity – Self-critique and the critique of Islam is a declaration of love. It is a nuanced exercise of reason, not a blunt rejection of faith – The Quran as God’s word has become over centuries the human word – Those who respect the Quran cannot take it literally – Since the word of God needs supplementation, the Quran must be thought anew in a modern and humanistic way for today’s world – The Quran is only eternal and timeless as the foundation of humanistic ethics – Islam is not a universal religion, for the Quran is a religious scripture addressed to the Arabs – The proper creed of Islam is: zI attest, there is no god but Allah.y (20:14) – The Quran itself emphasizes the truth of the Torah and Gospels – Muhammad is just a man like everyone else – To err is human: the Prophet, too, made mistakes – The Hadith arose two centuries after the death of the Prophet from political motives – The reform of Islam is a constant struggle against the obfuscation of reason – Until today, blind imitation is an attempted coup against reflective reason in Islam – Muslims do not need scholars as intermediaries between God and human beings – The mosques must finally be liberated from imported and self-made imams – God is not a tyrant who is eagerly waiting to punish people. God is love, mercy and grace – Islam is more than the five pillars and the doctrine of faith, namely it is also good conduct. Sola actio! – God has liberated the human being to freedom – God has bestowed on people freedom of expression – Freedom of religion also applies to Islam – No one has the right to declare other people unbelievers – The principle that zthe dignity of man is inviolabley also applies to Islam and Muslims – Dialogue among Muslims is inevitable since there is no chosen religious community in Islam – Reconciled diversity in the dialogic encounter: to be religious today means to be interreligious – No religion possesses absolute truth and no human being has the key to paradise – Islam has not made women free human beings, but slaves of men. The women of Islam must rise up since their tormentors will no liberate them – The headscarf is not a religious requirement, but rather a historical product of male rule – Not the Quran, but the male reign of conservative Islam forbids women to be active as imams in their communities – Islamism has a great deal to do with Islam – Islam unreformed is not a religion of peace – The identity crisis of Islam is home-made. We Muslims are not victims – Humanistic-modern Islam shares the world with other religions and worldviews – Only a liberal Islam is sustainable – Epilogue.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Stergios, George, translator.
ISBN 9783959940566 (electronic bk.)
3959940564 (electronic bk.)
9783959940573 (electronic bk.)
3959940572 (electronic bk.)

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