Guardians of Faith in Modern Times: Ulama in the Middle East available in Hardcover
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- Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
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.
|Publisher:||Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series , #105|
|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.