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[Ebook] ➠ Modernity and the Millennium By Juan Cole – 17th-century.co Modernity and the Millennium is the first book to chart responses in the Muslim Middle East to modernity through an examination of the evolution of the Baha'i faith a millenarian movement led by the nModernity and the Millennium is the first book to chart responses in the Muslim Middle East to modernity through an examination of the evolution of the Baha'i faith a millenarian movement led by the nineteenth century Iranian prophet Baha'u'llah the Glory of God This volume illuminates the complexity and ambiguity that characterized the changing relationship of Baha'u'llah and his followers to modernity considered as a transnational and fluid political and cultural field of contestation The insights presented here into these responses to modernity illuminate not only the genesis of a new world religion but also important facets of Middle Eastern particularly Iranian social and cultural shifts in the nineteenth centuryDrawing on the work of Habermas Giddens Touraine and Bryan Turner among others Juan R I Cole considers some of the ways in which Middle Eastern society was affected by five developments central to modernity the lessening entanglement of the state with religion the move from absolutism to democracy the rise of sovereign nation states the advent of nationalism and the women's movement He explores the Baha'is' positive response to religious toleration democracy and greater rights for women and their utopian realist critiue of nationalism militant Jacobin secularization industrialized warfare and genocide oppression of the poor and working classes and xenophobia.

Modernity and the Millennium is the first book to chart responses in the Muslim Middle East to modernity through an examination of the evolution of the Baha'i faith a millenarian movement led by the nineteenth century Iranian prophet Baha'u'llah the Glory of God This volume illuminates the complexity and ambiguity that characterized the changing relationship of Baha'u'llah and his followers to modernity considered as a transnational and fluid political and cultural field of contestation The insights presented here into these responses to modernity illuminate not only the genesis of a new world religion but also important facets of Middle Eastern particularly Iranian social and cultural shifts in the nineteenth centuryDrawing on the work of Habermas Giddens Touraine and Bryan Turner among others Juan R I Cole considers some of the ways in which Middle Eastern society was affected by five developments central to modernity the lessening entanglement of the state with religion the move from absolutism to democracy the rise of sovereign nation states the advent of nationalism and the women's movement He explores the Baha'is' positive response to religious toleration democracy and greater rights for women and their utopian realist critiue of nationalism militant Jacobin secularization industrialized warfare and genocide oppression of the poor and working classes and xenophobi.

PDF/EPUB Juan Cole õ Modernity and the Millennium eBook Õ Modernity and  õ

PDF/EPUB Juan Cole õ Modernity and the Millennium eBook Õ Modernity and õ

modernity pdf millennium book Modernity and epub Modernity and the Millennium ePUBModernity and the Millennium is the first book to chart responses in the Muslim Middle East to modernity through an examination of the evolution of the Baha'i faith a millenarian movement led by the nineteenth century Iranian prophet Baha'u'llah the Glory of God This volume illuminates the complexity and ambiguity that characterized the changing relationship of Baha'u'llah and his followers to modernity considered as a transnational and fluid political and cultural field of contestation The insights presented here into these responses to modernity illuminate not only the genesis of a new world religion but also important facets of Middle Eastern particularly Iranian social and cultural shifts in the nineteenth centuryDrawing on the work of Habermas Giddens Touraine and Bryan Turner among others Juan R I Cole considers some of the ways in which Middle Eastern society was affected by five developments central to modernity the lessening entanglement of the state with religion the move from absolutism to democracy the rise of sovereign nation states the advent of nationalism and the women's movement He explores the Baha'is' positive response to religious toleration democracy and greater rights for women and their utopian realist critiue of nationalism militant Jacobin secularization industrialized warfare and genocide oppression of the poor and working classes and xenophobi.

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  1. behzad behzad says:

    PDF/EPUB Juan Cole õ Modernity and the Millennium eBook Õ Modernity and õ modernity pdf, millennium book, Modernity and epub, Modernity and the Millennium ePUBA good attempt at placing modernity in the Middle East of the mid 19th century particularly Iran By contextualizing the millenarian vision of Baha'u'llah in the radical socio political changes sweeping the region eg the Ottoman Tanzimat reforms the revolutionary upheavals in ajar Iran the influx of capital etc Cole elaborates on some of the reasons why the nascent of the Baha'i faith took shape as it did both in terms of its conceptual framework and its relations to the state and the ulema This religious movement with its emphasis on universal humanism representative government liberal reevaluation of women's roles etc stands in sharp contrast to the rejectionist fundamentalism of Khomeini's political Islam Amazing Baha'u'llah's message appeared almost 150 years ago Thus the notion that


  2. M. Jafari M. Jafari says:

    PDF/EPUB Juan Cole õ Modernity and the Millennium eBook Õ Modernity and õ modernity pdf, millennium book, Modernity and epub, Modernity and the Millennium ePUBIf you're looking for information on something research a little about the author firstFrom my research I found that Dr Cole is not a member or even associated with the Baha'i Faith so his writings are simply his opinions on how the Baha'i Faith stands on certain issues That did not surprise me after I had read the book since the information in the book did not seem to match the ideas I had discussed before with Baha'isIf you're looking for accurate information on the principles and issues raised in the Baha'i Faith then the following are some great books that I would recommend instead of thisBaha'u'llah and the New Era An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith by Esslemont ISBN 0877431604Thief in the Night by William SearsThese works are accepted by the members of the Baha'i Faith as an accurate representation of their beliefs After reading those I would look for books by the follo


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