Politics of Worship in the Contemporary Middle East

Sainthood in Fragile States

Edited by Andreas Bandak, University of Copenhagen and Mikkel Bille, University of Copenhagen

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ISBN13: 
9789004247826
E-ISBN: 
9789004249226
Publication Date: 
March 2013
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Hardback
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xii, 216 pp.
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1385-3376
Volume: 
111

Bård Helge Kårtveit, University of Oslo

Bård Kårtveit offers an ethnographic account of contemporary Christian Palestinian lives in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Lives which are heavily influenced by changes in traditional patriarchal family structures; Christian-Muslim relations in the region; Israeli military...
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112
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271463
Publication date: 
September 2014

Édité par Nathalie Clayer, CNRS-EHESS, Paris, Alexandre Papas, CNRS, Paris, Benoît Fliche, CNRS, Paris

Through various case studies in Central Asia, throughout the Ottoman Empire, in the Balkans and in Turkey, this book dicusses the religious authority exercised by different actors and the limits, whether theological, political, social or institutional, they are confronted with. A travers...
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110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244528
Publication date: 
March 2013

Josep Lluís Mateo Dieste, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

In Health and Ritual in Morocco, J. L. Mateo Dieste analyzes the many notions of the body in contemporary Morocco and shows how a rich universe of healing systems and rituals conforms to social and historical power relationships.
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Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232860
Publication date: 
October 2012

Edited by Anh Nga Longva and Anne Sofie Roald

Focusing on the situation of both Muslim and non-Muslim religious minorities in the Middle East, this volume offers an analysis of various strategies of resilience and accommodation from a historical as well a contemporary perspective.
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Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207424
Publication date: 
November 2011

edited by Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk and Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, IIUM

This volume addresses the question of the Hadhrami Identity in Southeast Asia from various perspectives, and investigates the patterns of the Hahdrami interaction with diverse cultures, values and beliefs in the region. Special attention is also paid to the Hadhrami local and transnational...
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Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172319
Publication date: 
March 2009

Muhammad Shahrur, Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Andreas Christmann, University of Manchester

This is the first book-length presentation of Muhammad Shahrur's ideas in English, explaining his ideas on the need for a contemporary re-reading of the Qur'an, a reform of Islamic law and the necessity of freedom of belief in Islam, and other vital issues of Islamic thought and practice.
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Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171039
Publication date: 
February 2009

Edited by Meir Hatina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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.
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Volume: 
105
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169531
Publication date: 
November 2008

Edited by Christoph Schumann

This volume analyzes a century of intellectual debates, political ideologies, and literary media in order to track the emergence, spread and decline of liberal thought as a response to both authoritarian rule and Westernization in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165489
Publication date: 
August 2008

edited by Nefissa Naguib and Inger Marie Okkenhaug

The book examines different involvements in welfare activities not only as contextualised in stable communities and nations, but also as they emerge in vulnerable states and disintegrating societies.
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Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164369
Publication date: 
December 2007

Joost Jongerden

Drawing on central issues in social sciences, modernity, nationalism, conflict and rural development, this book offers a comprehensive reading of settlement and resettlement in Turkey, not only the village evacuations in Turkish Kurdistan in the 1980s and 1990s, but also previous settlement and...
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Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155572
Publication date: 
May 2007

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