CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to Islamic Fundamentalism. 2. A Diverse Tradition from Past to Present. 3. Islam and Muslim Society in South Asia. 4. The Menace of Islamic Fundamentalism and the Hypocrisy of Imperialism. 5. Islam and the Impact of Print in South Asia. 6. Introduction to Religious Fundamentalism. 7. Islamic Fundamentalism in South Asia. 8. Islamic Fundamentalism: Some Major Expressions. 9. Perception and Practice. 10. Religious Change and the Self in Muslim South Asia. 11. Islamic Fundamentalism: Responses to Western Society. 12. Sexuality in Islam. 13. Islamic Fundamentalism: Responses to Modern Science. 14. Fundamentalisms. 15. Islamic Fundamentalism: Responses to the Secular State.
Islamic political fundamentalist movements are a twentieth century development. The majority of these movements are of Sunni variety. Revivalists reject western ideas and call for restoring traditional Islamic ideas.
Aim of this book is to provide to our readers unbiased and scientific material on this extremely important and complex subject. Effort is made to collect essays on various aspects of this highly debatable problem and place it for perusal of the readers in proper historical perspective. This will enable our readers to form their own considered opinion on the subject of Islamic fundamentalism in South Asia.