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Between Religion and Law: Politics as an Intervening Variable

Kristine Kalanges

in Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Recognizing that the construction and institutionalization of religious liberty rights is at once a political and a legal project, this chapter proceeds in two main sections. The first focuses on the ... More


Religious Liberty in Islamic International Law

Kristine Kalanges

in Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The rise of political Islam in the 1970s and 1980s in reaction to secular Western imperial power had consequences at both the domestic and international levels. Islamists sought to institutionalize ... More


Prisoners of the Mosque

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the characteristics of Islamic religious leadership in the 90’s. At that time, the early to mid-1990s, what was said in the mosques was of little or no interest in the Dutch ... More


Iran's Post-Revolution Foreign Policy Puzzle

Farideh Farhi and Saideh Lotfian

in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter attempts to offer a more differentiated understanding of Iran's foreign policy discourse. Iran's foreign policy perspectives offer little doubt that Iranian Islamist leaders of all ... More


Islamic Arts in Imperial Collections

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the Islamic art collections of Imperial Museum of the Ottoman Empire. It explains that the empire chose not to include works of art and culture pertaining to its Ottoman or ... More


Classification Struggles and Arabo-Islamic National Identity

Jonathan Wyrtzen

in Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700231
eISBN:
9781501704253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700231.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a city-based anti-colonial nationalist movement in the wake of the 1930 “Berber Crisis.” It considers how the Berber Crisis shaped the ideological and ... More


The Balkan and Arab Responses to Neo-Ottomanism

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo-Ottomanism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197512289
eISBN:
9780197512319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512289.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

The chapter summarizes reactions to neo-Ottomanism in the former Ottoman territories of the Balkans and the Middle East. After a brief recap of the region’s Ottoman legacy, the chapter traces how ... More


Formalizing Shari‘a Locally Through Ulama

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how the Acehnese ulama (religious scholars) have used political power to implement shariʻa and define and shape the life of Muslim Acehnese in compliance with Islamic shariʻa. In ... More


Modernity, nationalism and Islamic identity

Ayla Göl

in Turkey facing east: Islam, modernity and foreign policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090752
eISBN:
9781781706619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090752.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 explains why the ideology of nationalism has become the third pillar of the new theoretical framework to complete an interdisciplinary approach to foreign policy of transitional states. One ... More


Is the Media Biased Against Muslims?

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the role played by the media in the formation of one's identity. It is argued that when media subjects a particular group through constant derogatory depictions, that group ... More


Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190754
eISBN:
9780691194165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190754.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For decades, scholars and public intellectuals have been predicting the demise of religion in the face of secularization. Yet religion is undergoing an unprecedented resurgence in modern life—and ... More


Text, Author, and Authority: The Nabīvaṃśa and the Making of Islamic Community

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter studies the NV as a pāñcāli on the Prophet in its Bengali oral-literate and performance contexts, and in relation to the wider world of Islamic literature. It examines the manner in ... More


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