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Title Public Islam and the common good / edited by Armando Salvatore and Dale F. Eickelman
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 254 pages)
Series Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia, 1385-3376 ; v. 95
Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia ; v. 95. 1385-3376
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam and civil society.
Islam and state.
Ummah (Islam)
Islamic countries -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
Author Eickelman, Dale F., 1942-
Salvatore, Armando.
LC no. 2003069726
ISBN 1423711807 (electronic bk.)
9004136215
9047402820
9781423711803 (electronic bk.)
9789004136212
9789047402824