Ashraf 'Ali Thanawi : Islam in Modern South Asia, by Qasim Zaman, Muhammad
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- ISBN: 9781851684151 | 1851684158
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1/1/2008
Ashraf Ali Thanawi (1863-1943) was one of the most prominent religious scholars in Islamic history. Author of over a thousand books on different aspects of Islam, he defended the Islamic scholarly tradition and articulated its authority in an age of momentous religious and political change. Muhammad Qasim Zaman offers a comprehensive and highly accessible account of Thanawi's multifaceted career and thought, whilst also providing a valuable introduction to Islam in modern South Asia.