The Arab Awakening: Islam and the New Middle East

The Arab Awakening Islam and the New Middle East Tariq Ramadan is one of the most acclaimed figures in the analysis of Islam and its political dimensions today In The Arab Awakening he explores the opportunities and challenges across North Africa an

  • Title: The Arab Awakening: Islam and the New Middle East
  • Author: Tariq Ramadan
  • ISBN: 9781846146503
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Tariq Ramadan is one of the most acclaimed figures in the analysis of Islam and its political dimensions today In The Arab Awakening he explores the opportunities and challenges across North Africa and the Middle East, as they look to create new, open societies He asks Can Muslim countries bring together Islam, pluralism and democracy without betraying their idenTariq Ramadan is one of the most acclaimed figures in the analysis of Islam and its political dimensions today In The Arab Awakening he explores the opportunities and challenges across North Africa and the Middle East, as they look to create new, open societies He asks Can Muslim countries bring together Islam, pluralism and democracy without betraying their identity Will the Arab world be able to reclaim its memory to reinvent education, women s rights, social justice, economic growth and the fight against corruption Can this emancipation be envisioned with Islam, experienced not as a straitjacket, but as an ethical and cultural wealth Arguing that the debate cannot be reduced to a confrontation between two approaches the modern and secular versus the traditional and Islamic Ramadan demonstrates that not only are both of these routes in crisis, but that the Arab world has an historic opportunity to stop blaming the West, to jettison its victim status and to create a truly new dynamic Tariq Ramadan offers up a challenge to the Middle East What enduring legacy will you produce, from the historic moment of the Arab Spring

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    1. Tariq Ramadan delivers another fine work in challenging all of us to be responsible and faithful. In this book, he turns to the non-Islamic world and teaches about colonial and imperial effects and carried on policies, and the varieties of political Islamism - many of which are consistent with human rights, governments that care for the people and the planet, and thriving arts, sciences, and culture. Ramadan also appeals to the Muslim world not to turn misuse faith to turn away from the world's [...]

    2. Ramadan presents an account of the "Arab Spring" as an "awakening" (not, revolution) that signals a real shift in ideology in the public of many Arab countries, and also an opportunity for re-evaluation of Islam's relation to the West.

    3. Tariq Ramadan dalam buku ini banyak juag mengejutkan saya. Beliau menyebut bahawa Arab Spring ini adalah ciptaan barat terutamanya Amerika Syarikat,

    4. Ramadan gives his two cents about how to frame the debate on the form of post-Arab Spring states and societies. His views are prefaced by an unimpressive and hurried account of the Spring itself. The central point of this narrative is that the West was implicated in instigating the spring by training cyberactivists in nonviolent methods of civil disobedience. He also lambasts the hollowness of US democracy rhetoric and the selectiveness of the West's intervention.As far as his opinions about the [...]

    5. Tariq Ramadan delivers a very compelling argument on the latest Arab Uprisings. The book is very well written and provides very sound analysis on the latest events that shook the Arab world six years ago.

    6. Very poor visibility on the ME realities. Ramadan should educate himself more and for longer in the region before adventuring his thesis

    7. Ramadan presents an insightful analysis of the events that gripped the Arab world in the winter of 2011 and continue to unfold in hopes of establishing economic, intellectual, cultural, religious and political emancipation. He suggests that Arabs and Muslims develop holistic democracies that reconcile with the regions long and rich history, its culture and religions. He warns of polarizing reformists like those we saw in the twentieth century starting with Turkey's anti-democratic secularism, im [...]

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