Anonymous, 2 Jun 2020
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The Appeal of Sami Yusuf and the Search for Islamic Authenticity

The Appeal of Sami Yusuf and the Search for Islamic Authenticity

Tracking Sami Yusuf's move into the mainstream is key not only for understanding Sami Yusuf as an Islamic artist but also as a useful index for how Muslims see themselves as participants in Western modernity. Christian Pond asks, will they, as encouraged by Sami Yusuf, choose the path of Islamizing modernity? Or will they choose the more complicated path of modernizing Islam?

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41 p.
eng