Omar Faig Nemanzadeh (1872–1937)

by Ulvi Pepinova, January 25, 2021

Modernist movement in the Islamic world

Muslim-majority countries at the fin de siècle are often portrayed in the Western media as backward, religiously conservative, violent and anti-Western. This mainstream perspective that has shaped the Western views of the Muslim World overlooks how the intellectual voices from within the region were often in the avant-garde in confronting the conservative establishment by inculcating progressive ideas and challenging existing orthodoxies. …

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