The Other Muslims: Moderate and Secular

The Other Muslims: Moderate and Secular

by Z. Baran (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230621886
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

ZEYNO BARANis Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute's Center for Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World and Director of the Center for Eurasian Policy.

Table of Contents

Note on the Cover Picture vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction and Overview Zeyno Baran 1

Part I Islamism's Threat to Islam and the West

1 Navigating Islam in America Hedieh Mirahmadi 17

2 Euro-Islamists and the Struggle for Dominance within Islam Yunis Qandil 33

3 The History of Islam in Italy Ahmad Gianpiero Vincenzo 55

4 Democracy and Islam in the Maghreb and Implications for Europe Fouad Laroui 71

Part II Reaffirming and Protecting Islam

5 Rebel with a Cause: A Personal Journey from Sufism to Islamism and Beyond Cosh Omar 83

6 Faces of Janus: The Arab-Muslim Community in France and the Battle for Its Future Samia Labidi 107

7 The Lamp and the Candle Mostafa Hilali 123

Part III Looking Ahead: Islam's Renaissance and Coexistence with Secular Democracy

8 Reading the Qur'an in Paris: The Case for a Secular Democracy Ghaleb Bencheikh 139

9 Euro-Islam: An Alternative to Islamization and Ethnicity of Fear Bassam Tibi 157

10 Americanism versus Islamism M. Zuhdi Jasser 175

About the Contributors 193

Index 201

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