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Amyn B. Sajoo

Amyn B. Sajoo is a resident scholar at Simon Fraser University’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures in Canada. He has held visiting appointments at Cambridge and McGill universities as well as The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Dr. Sajoo’s publications include A Companion to the Muslim World (2009), Muslim Modernities: Expressions of the Civil Imagination (2008), Muslim Ethics: Emerging Vistas (2004), Civil Society in the Muslim World (2002) and Pluralism in Old Societies and New States (1994). He is a frequent contributor to the news media on both sides of the Atlantic.

Works

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A Companion to Muslim Cultures

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Culture shapes every aspect of the relationship between God and the believer in Islam — as well as among believers, and with those beyond the fold. Fasting,...
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A Companion to Muslim Ethics

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Socrates famously said that the unexamined life is not worth living. In keeping with this dictum, taking ethics seriously means engaging with the real world...
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A Companion to the Muslim World

I.B. Tauris/Ismaili Studies
What exactly is the Qur'an? How does this extraordinary document -- literally "recitation" -- relate to the life and times of the Prophet Muhammad? And why did...
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Muslim Ethics
Emerging Vistas

I.B. Tauris
Recent political and social events, as well as advances in science and technology, have posed challenges to the traditional Muslim discourse on ethics. In...
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Muslim Modernities
Expressions of the Civil Imagination

Institute for Ismaili Studies
How does Islam engage with the idea of the modern and with the contemporary world? How is Muslim tradition to be reconciled with a world in continuous flux and...
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Civil Society in the Muslim World
Contemporary Perspectives

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Even before the events of September 11th 2001, the global discourse on civil society--in its varied interpretations and manifestations--has caught the...
Amyn B. Sajoo

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