State and Religion in the Arab World

State and Religion in the Arab World

by Khair El-Din Haseeb

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ISBN-13: 9781317643593
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 311
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Khair El-Din Haseeb is the founding Director of the Centre for Arab Unity Studies (CAUS) in Beirut and currently the Chairman of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He has played a highly active and influential role in Arab nationalist concerns and initiatives since the 1970’s. From 1976 to 1984 he served as Chief of the Natural Resources Science and Technology Division of the United Nations Economic Commission of Western Asia. He is the author of numerous books and articles in both Arabic and English including: The Arab Spring: Critical Analysis (2013).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction (7.1)  General  2. The State and Religion in the Fundamentals of Islam and Contemporary Interpretation (6.2)  3. State and Religion in a Revolutionary Era: Perspectives and Demands of the Islamic Awakening (6.3)  4. Approaches to Reforming Contemporary Religious Discourse (6.2)  5. Religion and the State in Contemporary Arab Society: Theoretically, Practically, and Prospectively (6.4)  6. Problematics of Political Authority within Islam (6.3)  Case Studies  7. The State and Identity: The Relationship between Religion and Politics - Tunisia as an Example (6.3)  8. Relationship between State and Religion: Egypt after the Revolution (6.3)  9. Islamist Political Movements in Yemen  (6.1)  10. Relationship between State and Religion in Saudi Arabia: the Role of  Wahabism in Governance (6.3)  11. The Brothers after the Revolution (6.4)  12. Religion-State Relationship, and the Institution of the ‘Commander of the Faithful’ in Morocco (translation of the title is tentative) (7.1)  Comparative Studies  13. Religion in Secular States: Muslim Communities in the West (6.4)  14. Religion and State in Turkey and Iran: A Comparative Overview (7.1) Opinion  15. What Changes have Taken Place in US Foreign Policy towards Islamists? (6.2)  Panel Discussion (7.1) Abdessamad Belkabir, Adounis al-‘Akra, Ali Fayyad, Amani al-Taweel, Antoine Messarra, Antoine Seif, Arous al-Zubair, Talal Atrissi, Birgitta Holst- Alani, Darim al-Bassam, Ghassan Ben Jeddou, Hassan Hanafi, Hisham al-Awadi, Jawad al-Khalesi, Mounir Shafiq, Nasif Nassar, Rached El-Ghannouchi, Rifaat Sayed Ahmad, Saadeddin Ibrahim, Al-Sayed Zahra, Youssef al-Sawani

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