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There are 3 papers by Scharbrodt

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Role-models and anti-models: Islam and `the West'; in `Abdu'l-Bahá's Treatise on Civilisation Oliver Scharbrodt English 54 'Abdu'l-Baha's Treatise on Civilisation, known among the Baha'is as The Secret of Divine Civilisation, is one of the most interesting pieces of Baha'i literature, Although Baha'is consider it to belong to the corpus of sacred scripture of their religion, the author conceives the text as a contribution to the reformist discourse in the late 19th cen...  
Theological Responses to Modernity in 19th Century Middle East: The Examples of Bahá'u'llah and Muhammad 'Abduh Oliver Scharbrodt English 36 Lights3 This paper discusses two theological responses to Western modernity in 19th century Middle East. It presents the responses that are given by Baha'u'llah (1817-1892) and Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905). 'Abduh is undoubtedly one of the most influential thinkers of modern Islam. Being the disciple of Jamal al-Din al-Afghani and the teacher of Rashid Rida... read online  
"Weder vom Osten noch vom Westen": Islam und der Westen in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's "Das Geheimnis göttlicher Kultur" "Neither of the East nor of the West": Islam and the West in 'Abdu'l-Baha's "The Secret of Divine Civilization" Oliver Scharbrodt Deutsch 56 Beitrage2