Shaping the Current Islamic Reformation / Edition 1

Shaping the Current Islamic Reformation / Edition 1

by B.A. Roberson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714682802

ISBN-13: 9780714682808

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The essays that comprise this study eschew stereotypical representations of a politicized Islam in the Mediterranean Region. The contributors consider the reality that lies behind current issues in the area and the role that an embedded Islam has played or may play in the region.

Overview

The essays that comprise this study eschew stereotypical representations of a politicized Islam in the Mediterranean Region. The contributors consider the reality that lies behind current issues in the area and the role that an embedded Islam has played or may play in the region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714682808
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1.The Shaping of Current Islamic Reformation 2. The Politics of the "umma": States and community in Islamic movements 3. Sunni and Shi'i Networking in the Middle East 4. New Centres and Peripheries in European Islam 5. From Jurists' Law to Statute Law or What Happens when the Shari'a is Codified 6. Political Aspects of Modern Shi'i Legal Discussions: Humayni and Khu'i on "ijtihad" and "qada" 7. Islamic Law as a Core for Political Law: The withering of an Islamist illusion 8. Arab Government Responses to Islamic Finance: The Cases of Egypt and Saudi Arabia 9. Islam Interactive: Mediterranean Islamic expression on the World Wide Web 10. Islamic Activism and Social Movement Theory: A new direction for research

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