Modernising Islam : Religion in the Public Sphere in Europe and the Middle East

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Pub. Date: 2002-12-09
Publisher(s): Gardners Books
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Offers a fresh perspective on the significance and impact of re-Islamisation in the Muslim world and the West, drawing on examples from Britain, Europe and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

The Contributors
Introduction: Modernizing Islam and Re-Islamization in Global Perspectivep. 1
Issues and Trends in Global Re-Islamization
Veils and Obscuring Lensesp. 17
The Modernizing Force of Islamismp. 43
Islam and Civil Societyp. 69
Re-Islamization in the Public Sphere
Islam and the Common Mortalp. 103
A Return to the Shariah? Egyptian Judges and Referring to Islamp. 125
Women's Islamic Activism: Between Self-Practices and Social Reform Effortsp. 145
Islamization and Education in Egypt: Between Politics, Culture, and the Marketp. 167
Re-Islamization in Europe
The Growing Islamization of Europep. 193
The Holy Grail of Muslims in Western Europe: Representation and their Relationship with the Statep. 215
Muslim Minorities in Europe: The Silent Revolutionp. 251
Indexp. 271
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