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Islamic Thought in China: Sino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 21st Century

Jonathan Lipman


The eight essays in this volume, written by scholars from six countries, narrate the continuing translations and adaptations of Islam and Muslims within Chinese culture through the writings of Sino-Muslim intellectuals. Progressing chronologically and interlocking thematically, they help the reader develop a coherent understanding of the intellectual issues at stake. How can people belong simultaneously to two cultures without alienating themselves from either? Muslims have lived in the Chinese culture area for over a millennium, and intellectuals among them have wrestled with this problem in ... More

Keywords: Islam in China, Muslims in China, Sino-Muslim thought, cultural simultaneity, religion and ethnicity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474402279
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402279.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Lipman, editor
Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts

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