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Typology of contemporary Islamic movements

Fozi, Yahya (2010) Typology of contemporary Islamic movements. In: The Third International Conference on International Studies (ICIS 2010), 1st-2nd December 2010, Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur. College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. , Sintok, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9789832078456

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Islamic Movements are of significant players of international arena. Numerous strides have been taken to identify and study effective conditions, elements and incentives on formation of such movements. These movements are seeking for revive Islamic identity in concurrent world relying on Islam as an intellectual origin and saviour paradigm. They have been emerged in response to one or more factors such as West colonization, intellectual decline and domestic autarky, hasty secularization of Islamic societies, military defeats of Muslims from aliens. Some authors employ various terms such as fundamentalism, radicalism to present such movements; however, such terms are not viable to represent detailed and comprehensive nature of contemporary Islamic movements. Principally, contemporary Islamic movements may be categorized to various factions depended on their intellectual foundations and theological approaches and each of them contains multiples groups in turn. This study tries to categorize such movements concerning their intellectual foundations and to examine their common and segregation points, comparatively.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Jointly organised by Ministry of Higher Education, UUM College of Law, Government & International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and Association of International Studies Malaysia (AIS)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic Movements, international relations
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2011 04:30
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 04:30

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