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By Roy Jackson

In the sunshine of present occasions, fairly the ‘post September eleventh’ debates with a lot concentrate on facets of the ‘clash of civilisation’ thesis, the problem of Islamic id is a vital one. when Friedrich Nietzsche was once addressing an viewers of a distinct tradition and age, his personal originality, creativity, mental, philological and ancient insights enables a clean and enlightening realizing of Islam in the context of our glossy era.



In this booklet, Roy Jackson units out to determine:



  • Why did Nietzsche suppose susceptible to be so beneficiant in the direction of the Islamic culture but so serious of Western Christianity?

  • How very important used to be faith for Nietzsche’s perspectives on such issues as ethical and political philosophy and the way does this support us to appreciate the Islamic reaction to modernity?

  • How does Nietzsche’s detailed outlook and technique aid us to appreciate such key Islamic paradigms because the Qur’an, the Prophet, and the ‘Rightly-Guided’ Caliphs?



Nietzsche and Islam presents an unique and clean perception into Nietzsche’s perspectives on faith and indicates that his philosophy could make a huge contribution to what's thought of to be Islam’s key paradigms. As such will probably be of curiosity to a various readership and should supply worthy fabric for researchers whilst pondering faith, Islam and the future.

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