Religious Radicalism and Politics in the Middle East

Religious Radicalism and Politics in the Middle East

by Emmanuel Sivan

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ISBN-13: 9781438420226
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 931 KB

About the Author

Emmanuel Sivan is a Professor in the Department of History at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Menachem Friedman is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Introduction
E. Sivan

Chapter 1 Religious Radicalism and Political Messianism in Israel
A. Ravitzky

Chapter 2 Islamic Radicalism: Sunni and Shicite
E. Sivan

Chapter 3 The Jewish Religion and Contemporary Israeli Nationalism
C. Liebman

Chapter 4 The Radical Shicite Opposition Movements in Iraq
A. Baram

Chapter 5 Jewish Zealots: Conservative versus Innovative
M. Friedman

Chapter 6 Pro-Iranian Fundamentalism in Gaza
T. Mayer

Chapter 7 Redemption as a Catastrophe: The Gospel of Gush Emunim
G. Aran

Chapter 8 Khomeini's Messengers: The Disputed Pilgrimage of Islam
M. Kramer

Notes

Index

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