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Hussein Ahmad Amin

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781474437073

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.001.0001

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The Decline in the Position of the Clergy in the Eyes of Muslims

The Decline in the Position of the Clergy in the Eyes of Muslims

Chapter:
(p.159) 8 The Decline in the Position of the Clergy in the Eyes of Muslims
Source:
The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide
Author(s):

Hussein Ahmad Amin

, Yasmin Amin, Nesrin Amin
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.003.0008

In this chapter, Amin traces the decline in opinion of the clergy among contemporary Muslims, following their veneration in the early centuries of Islam, all the way to the contempt with which they are almost viewed in the twentieth century. He engages with the reasons for this change in perception.

Keywords:   Muslim Clergy, Islamic clergy

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