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Public Islam and the common good [electronic resource] / edited by Armando Salvatore and Dale F. Eickelman.

Contributor(s): Salvatore, Armando | Eickelman, Dale F, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia: v. 95.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 254 p.).ISBN: 1423711807 (electronic bk.); 9781423711803 (electronic bk.); 9047402820; 9789047402824.Subject(s): Islam and civil society | Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islam and state | Ummah (Islam) | Islamic countries -- Politics and government | Islam et soci�et�e civile | D�emocratie -- Aspect religieux -- Islam | Islam et �Etat | Ummah (Islam) | Pays musulmans -- Politique et gouvernement | RELIGION -- Islam -- TheologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public Islam and the common good.DDC classification: 297.2/72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Note on Transliteration; Preface Public Islam and the Common Good; PART I THE PUBLIC SPHERE AND RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES; PART II THE HISTORICAL EMERGENCE OF PUBLICS IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE; PART III RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY AND THE COMMON GOOD; PART IV AMBIVALENCE IN THE PRACTICE AND PUBLIC STAGING OF ISLAM; Glossary; Note on Contributors; Index.
Summary: Anthropologists and scholars of literature mostly from the US and Europe, but also one each from Turkey and Brazil, explore the public role of Islam in contemporary world politics. They look at the diverse invocations of Islam as ideas and practices in civic debate and public life by religious scholars, self-ascribed religious authorities, secular.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Note on Transliteration; Preface Public Islam and the Common Good; PART I THE PUBLIC SPHERE AND RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES; PART II THE HISTORICAL EMERGENCE OF PUBLICS IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE; PART III RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY AND THE COMMON GOOD; PART IV AMBIVALENCE IN THE PRACTICE AND PUBLIC STAGING OF ISLAM; Glossary; Note on Contributors; Index.

Anthropologists and scholars of literature mostly from the US and Europe, but also one each from Turkey and Brazil, explore the public role of Islam in contemporary world politics. They look at the diverse invocations of Islam as ideas and practices in civic debate and public life by religious scholars, self-ascribed religious authorities, secular.

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