Books for changing the world
Islam in a Post-Secular Society
Religion, Secularity and the Antagonism of Recalcitrant Faith
Byrd uses Critical Theory to reject the ‘clash-of-civilizations’ thesis, and compellingly argue for the compatibility of Islam and secularism.
This provocative and important book critically examines the challenges facing Muslims in Europe and North America. Byrd uses the philosophical perspective of the Frankfurt School’s Critical theory to both diagnose the current problems stemming from Islam’s marginalization in the secular West, and to propose a Habermasian discourse between the religious and the secular.

Other books by Dustin J. Byrd

  • The Critique of Religion and Religion’s Critique

    Edited by Dustin J. Byrd

    A wide-ranging and provocative collection engaging with Rudolf J. Siebert’s dialectical religiology.

  • Frantz Fanon and Emancipatory Theory

    This comprehensive volume discusses Frantz Fanon 's enduring impact on revolutionary movements and thinking across the world.

  • Ali Shariati and the Future of Social Theory

    An exploration into the lasting influence of the Iranian sociologist and revolutionary, Ali Shariati, who is thought to be the most important intellectual behind the Iranian Revolution of 1979.

  • Malcolm X

    An engaging examination of the religious and political philosophy of one of the most important African-American thinkers of the 20th-century