n Journal for Islamic Studies - Freedom and Orthodoxy, Anouar Majid : book review
|Article Title||Freedom and Orthodoxy, Anouar Majid : book review|
|© Publisher:||University of Cape Town|
|Journal||Journal for Islamic Studies|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||117 - 120|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
In Freedom and Orthodoxy, Majid presents a strong argument for demolishing of what he sees as "the homogenizing tendencies" (religious, cultural and economic) of Western universalism. Majid argues that the world must move towards understanding various cultural and religious identities and foster dialogue in order to avoid serious conflict. For Majid, the crippling economic inequality and cultural imperialism evident in the world today has potential for causing a conflict much worse than 9/11.
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