ISBN-10:
9004169539
ISBN-13:
9789004169531
Pub. Date:
11/13/2008
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Guardians of Faith in Modern Times: Ulama in the Middle East

Guardians of Faith in Modern Times: Ulama in the Middle East

by Meir Hatina

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Overview

Guardians of Faith in Modern Times: Ulama in the Middle East

This collective volume provides an integrative historical and contemporary discussion of Sunni ʿulamaʾ in the Middle East in both an urban and a semi-tribal context. The various chapters reinforce a renewed interest in the position of the ʿulamaʾ in modern times and offer new insights as to their ideological vitality and contribution to the public discourse on moral and sociopolitical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004169531
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2008
Series: Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series , #105
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Meir Hatina, Ph.D (1998) is senior lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Author of Islam and Salvation in Palestine (2001) and Identity Politics in the Middle East: Liberal Discourse and Islamic Challenge in Egypt (2007), he has published extensively on modern Islamic thought and politics.

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