Defenders of Reason in Islam

Pages: 268
Subject: Religion: Islam
Imprint: Oneworld Academic
Illustrations: black & white illustrations

Defenders of Reason in Islam

Mu'tazililism from Medieval School to Modern Symbol

Dwi S. Atmaja, Mark Woodward, Richard C. Martin

An exploration of fundamentalism in Islam from the ninth century to the present.
9781851681471 (30 Oct 1997)
RRP £24.00 / US$34.00

The Book

This clearly written text explores the rational theology of Islam, the conflict between the "defenders of God" and the "defenders of reason", and the controversy's historical roots.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Pages 268
Imprint Oneworld Academic
Illustrations black & white illustrations


About the Author

Richard C. Martin is Emeritus Professor of Religion at Emory University. Mark R. Woodward, an anthropologist specialising in Islam in Indonesia, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Arizona State University. Dwi S. Atmaja is Professor of Arabic at the Islamic University at Pontianak, Indonesia.