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The Nature of Islamic Juridical‐Ethical Discourse

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with a critical assessment of Islamic juridical tradition—a formidable obstacle to a number of articles of great consequence for the protection of individual rights that are ... More


Moroccan Youth and Political Islam

Mounia Bennani-Chraïbi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Since the independence of Morocco in 1956, youth have been represented as the “dangerous class.” This chapter examines to what degree young Moroccans maintain a homogeneous relationship with ... More


Introduction: Before, Around, and Beyond the Theologico-Political

Hent De Vries

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explores political theologies and contemporary religion in the public domain or “public religions in a post-secular world”. More specifically, it examines religion's ... More


An Indonesian Islam?

Carool Kersten

in A History of Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681839
eISBN:
9781474434973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681839.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The history of postcolonial Indonesia can therefore be divided into three periods, dominated by different regimes with its own characteristics, during which Islamisation process has continued to ... More


Lithuanian Muslims’ attitudes toward participation in the democratic political process: the case of converts

Egdūnas Račius

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the analysis of the attitudes toward and actual participation in the political process in the country, the most interesting group from among Lithuania’s Muslims are its citizens who have converted ... More


Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Asef Bayat (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While there is a great deal of literature on the politics, ideology, and organizational workings of the Islamist movements, there exists little systematic study about their changing dynamics. This ... More


The Message: A Critical Enterprise

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an anthropological account of the key ideas of Maududi, the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami. It first de-reifies the hegemonic portrayals of Maududi as a “fundamentalist” to see him ... More


Islamism in Sudan:: Before, After, in Between

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

in Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Sudanese Islamism experiment is a complex and multilayered phenomenon which sheds important light on the current debate on Islamism and post-Islamism. To start with, Sudan is probably the only ... More


Scholars, the Spirits of Sacred Landscape

Arezou Azad

in Sacred Landscape in Medieval Afghanistan: Revisiting the Faḍāʾil-i Balkh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687053
eISBN:
9780191766954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687053.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, World Religions

This chapter describes the scholars of Balkh whose shrines exemplified the protective qualities of Balkh’s sacred landscape. The chapter argues that it was not important whether the scholars were ... More


Glossy Global Leadership: Unpacking the Multilingual Religious Thought of the

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294134
eISBN:
9780520967373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294134.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter takes a fresh look at religious arguments and debates in the context of the Afghan Jihad of the 1980s and early 1990s. Drawing on unexplored journals published by various Mujahidin ... More


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