Ashraf Ali Thanawi

Pages: 160
Subject: Religion: Islam
Series: Makers of the Muslim World
Imprint: Oneworld

Ashraf Ali Thanawi

Islam in Modern South Asia

Muhammad Qasim Zaman

This authoritative biography offers a comprehensive and highly accessible account of one of the most prominent and prolific religious scholars in Islamic history.
Hardback
9781851684151 (12 Dec 2007)
RRP £30.00 / US$40.00

The Book

Ashraf `Ali Thanawi (1863-1943) was one of the most prominent religious scholars in Islamic history. Author of over a thousand books on different aspects of Islam, his work sought to defend the Islamic scholarly tradition and to articulate its authority in an age of momentous religious and political change. In this authoritative biography, Muhammad Qasim Zaman offers a comprehensive and highly accessible account of Thanawi's multifaceted career and thought, whilst also providing a valuable introduction to Islam in modern South Asia.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Series Makers of the Muslim World
Pages 160
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Muhammad Qasim Zaman is Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion, Princeton University. He is the author of Schooling Islam: Modern Muslim Education.