Schooling Islam: The Culture and Politics of Modern Muslim EducationPublication details: UK; Princeton University Press; 2010Description: 292 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17
|Lahore Religion and Philosophy
|297.77 (Browse shelf(Opens below))
Since the Taliban seized Kabul in 1996, the public has grappled with the relationship between Islamic education and radical Islam. Media reports tend to paint madrasas--religious schools dedicated to Islamic learning--as medieval institutions opposed to all that is Western and as breeding grounds for terrorists. Others have claimed that without reforms, Islam and the West are doomed to a clash of civilizations.