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Europe's New Muslim Political Elite

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Islam is now the largest minority religion in Europe and there are more Muslims than Catholics in Protestant Northern Europe and more Muslims than Protestants in the Catholic South. Europe's Muslims ... More


How Do Muslim Leaders See the Problems?

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is difficult today to argue that Muslims have special needs, as explained by one Muslim member of the Dutch parliament. Even if it is acknowledged that Muslims do have special problems, there may ... More


The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Jytte Klausen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The voices in this book belong to parliamentarians, city councillors, doctors and engineers, a few professors, lawyers and social workers, owners of small businesses, translators, and community ... More


To Lead and to Know: Religious Leaders and Scholars in the Work against Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on the training of Muslim community leaders as advocates against domestic violence (DV). The imam trainings and interviews with these leaders illustrate the tension between their ... More


Conclusion: Liberal Muslims and the Emergence of European Islam

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Europe's Muslim leaders have embraced liberalism by engaging with the institutions of democracy. They invoke human rights to claim equality or they appeal to the principles of humanist universalism ... More


Need to Know: Educating Muslim Communities about Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the multifaceted projects of Muslim advocates to educate Muslim communities about domestic violence (DV) and offer Islam as a resource for ending abuse. Such awareness work ... More


Conflict Resolution as a Normative Value in Islamic Law: Application to the Republic of Sudan

Sulayman Nyang and Douglas Johnston

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because Sudan is situated among nine other African countries and because it is the largest state in Africa, the country may be easily accessed and even influenced by a complex collection of various ... More


Conceptualizing the Caliphate, 632–1517 CE

Mona Hassan

in Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691166780
eISBN:
9781400883714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166780.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter begins with a discussion of how the embodied practice of the earliest generations of Muslims was essential in consolidating a nearly universal Islamic consensus upon the obligation of ... More


Commitment and Belonging: The Role of Circles of Knowledge

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains how Salafi groups employ ‘circles of knowledge’ (halaqat) —gatherings for religious study—to elicit instrumental, affective, and moral commitment from followers. The author ... More


Climax

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the Indian Councils Bill and its passage in the House of Lords. The passage of the Bill is attributed to the efforts of Morley, who had carefully planned the reforms, wrestled ... More


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