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Islam between culture and politics

  • 271 Pages
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Palgrave , Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York
Islam -- 20th century, Sociology, Islamic, Civilization, Islamic, Islam and politics, Islamic re
StatementBassam Tibi.
LC ClassificationsBP163 .T529 2001, BP163 .T529 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 271 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18172795M
ISBN 100333751205, 0333751213
LC Control Number2001036089

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He proposes a depoliticization of the faith and the introduction of reforms to embrace secular democracy, pluralism, civil society and individual human rights. The alternative to thisBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Islam between culture and politics: the scope and implications Religion, culture and social reality: Islam as a cultural system, and its diversity --Cultural patterns and the perception of change in Islam.A religious model for reality: the Islamic.

The pivotal argument is that Islam is being torn between the pressure for cultural innovation and a defensive move towards the politicization of its symbols for non-religious ends.

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This is collection of essays by the scholar, Raphael Israeli, who is one of the few experts of Islam in China and of the Hui Muslims. The book covers many aspects of the Hui community in 18 chapters which include their beliefs, mythology, history, sociology, culture, politics, place within Chinese society and Cited by: America and Political Islam Clash of Cultures or Clash of Interests.

Get access. Islam between Culture and Politics. CrossRef; Google Scholar; al-Braizat, Fares and international context of US Islam policy, the book applies and tests the pronouncements of US officials in four representative case studies - Iran, Algeria Cited by: Bassam Tibi (Arabic: بسام طيبي ‎), is a German political scientist and Professor of International was born in in Damascus, Syria to an aristocratic family, and moved to Germany in where he later became a citizen in He is known for his analysis of international relations [vague] and the introduction of Islam to the study of international conflict and of Alma mater: Goethe University Frankfurt (B.A.).

The cultural distance between the West and Islam is narrower than Westerners think. Muslim societies are more humane than portrayed in the West, while Western societies often fail to live up to their liberal mythology.

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Islam has protected other religions and avoided fascism, racism, and genocide. Citizens of Muslim countries may be more vulnerable to their governments and political Cited by:   Culture on the Edge is comprised of a core collaborative research group and its invited guests.

Together they interrogate the contradiction between the historicity of identity, which is always fluid over place and time, and common scholarly assertions of a static and ahistorical origin for an identity community (whether religious, national, ethnic, etc.) against which cultural change can be.

In this article we will be looking at Islam and terrorism. Before we look at the rise of Muslim terrorism in our world, we need to understand the worldview conflict between Islam and western values. The Muslim religion is a seventh-century religion. Think about that statement for a moment.

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The religious differences are so embedded in the culture that intolerance often leads to violence. Differences in Religious Practice Stemming from the initial question of political leadership, some aspects of spiritual life now differ between the two Muslim groups.

This article is about the issue of politics in the religion of Islam. For the movement of "Political Islam", see Islamism.

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The diffusion of populations, the globalization of culture and the forces of postmodernity have shaken the world like never before. These developments have generated a debate among Muslims which, as the.

In this meticulously researched, insightful, and provocative book, Ahmet T. Kuru attributes these interlinked transformations to complex alliances between religious officials and states. Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment will captivate scholars in many disciplines, and also the broader public interested in Islam’s intellectual Cited by: 1.

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In this contribution, I use the “dispute” between Omid Safi and Aaron Hughes to rethink the relationship between theory and politics.

I argue that while scholars of religion cannot avoid being pushed into political discussions, there are crucial differences between “intervention, collaboration, and interpellation” that need to be recognized so that contemporary political issues don’t.

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Between Feminism and Islam challenges the common assumption in the media and the academy that Islamism and feminism are quintessentially opposed h a careful sociological and ethnographic account of Moroccan feminist and Islamist women’s organizations, Zakia Salime shows how the two have transformed each other through decades of activism, debate, and engagement.

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And the topic for this evening is ‘The Shariah’ or ‘The Relation between Religion and Politics in Islam’. And that’s against the background of the cooperation of various religions in one Size: KB. BASSAM TIBI, Islam between Culture and Politics (New York: Palgrave, ).

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Islam is one of the world's major religions with close to 1 billion followers. It is also one of the fastest growing religions in the world. The word "Islam" means submission in Arabic, which is the religion's main language of prayer.

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Book Description: Since the Taliban seized Kabul inthe public has grappled with the relationship between Islamic education and radical Islam. Media reports tend to paint madrasas--religious schools dedicated to Islamic learning--as medieval institutions opposed to all that is Western and as breeding grounds for terrorists.