Rethinking Islam & The West by Ahmed Paul Keeler

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By Ahmed Paul Keeler, Equilibra Press, Paperback, 186 pages

In this thought-provoking book, we are invited to view the crises we are facing and the tangled relationship between Islam and the West through a different lens.

Islam and The West have been neighbours for 1400 years. The West grew up under the shadow of Islam, and then after the Renaissance, in a dramatic reversal of roles, the West became world conquerors and subdued all other cultures and civilisations, including Islam. This transformation ushered in the modern world, a world unlike any that had existed before.

Keeler proposes that the true yardstick for measuring success should be the balance achieved between the spiritual, social and material needs of humanity; a balance which makes it possible to live in harmony with nature. When the world is viewed from this perspective, a completely different picture of Islam and the West emerges.

About the author:

Ahmed Paul Keeler is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Center of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, and was a Distinguished Fellow at The Faculty of Leadership and Management, University Sains Islaam Malaysia in 2016. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Bolton in 2016.

Rethinking Islam & The West by Ahmed Paul Keeler
Rethinking Islam & The West by Ahmed Paul Keeler
Rethinking Islam & The West by Ahmed Paul Keeler