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書名 Islamic thought in China : Sino-Muslim intellectual evolution from the 17th to the 21st century / edited by Jonathan Lipman
出版項 Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
©2016
國際標準書號 1474402275
9781474402279 (hardback)
9781474402286 (webready PDF)
9781474414937 (epub)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  BP63.C5 I82 2016    在架上    30530001245992
 人文社會聯圖  BP63.C5 I85 2016    在架上    30610020520706
說明 xx, 268 pages ; 25 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-259) and index
"Tells the stories of Chinese Muslims trying to create coherent lives at the intersection of two potentially conflicting cultures. How can people belong simultaneously to two cultures, originating in two different places and expressed in two different languages, without alienating themselves from either? Muslims have lived in the Chinese culture area for 1400 years, and the intellectuals among them have long wrestled with this problem. Unlike Persian, Turkish, Urdu, or Malay, the Chinese language never adopted vocabulary from Arabic to enable a precise understanding of Islam's religious and philosophical foundations. Islam thus had to be translated into Chinese, which lacks words and arguments to justify monotheism, exclusivity, and other features of this Middle Eastern religion. Even in the 21st century, Muslims who are culturally Chinese must still justify their devotion to a single God, avoidance of pork, and their communities' distinctiveness, among other things, to sceptical non-Muslim neighbours and an increasingly intrusive state"-- Publisher's Web site
主題 Islam -- China -- History
Muslims -- China -- Intellectual life
Alt Author Lipman, Jonathan Neaman, editor
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