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A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Umar F. Abd-Allah

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Conflicts and controversies at home and abroad have led Americans to focus on Islam more than ever before. Little is known about Islam in Victorian America. This book is a biography of Alexander ... More


Epilogue

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The epilogue undertakes to assess the intellectual exchange between religious communities and medical researchers in the Muslim world for the development of biomedical ethics. The problem-solving ... More


Contemporary Issues

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter chronicles the struggles of the Muslim world and Europe during World War II as well as its aftermath. It shows how the war had helped to end European rule and begin the process of ... More


General Introduction

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This introductory chapter argues that, far from being a “clash” of two rival civilizations, the Muslim world and Europe (or the West) were in reality two branches of a single “Islamo-Christian” ... More


Europe and the Islamic World: A History

John Tolan, Henry Laurens, and Gilles Veinstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book sheds light on the shared roots of Islamic and Western cultures and on the richness of their inextricably intertwined histories, refuting once and for all the misguided notion of a “clash ... More


Muslim and Islamic Interventions

Gregorio Bettiza

in Finding Faith in Foreign Policy: Religion and American Diplomacy in a Postsecular World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190949464
eISBN:
9780190949495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949464.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter identifies the constellation of desecularizing actors embedded in postsecular modes of thinking responsible for the emergence and evolution of the Muslim and Islamic Interventions regime ... More


“You Remember Dien Bien Phu!”: Malcolm X and the Third World Rising

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter outlines the history and development of the concept of the Muslim International by analyzing various political and cultural histories. It explores the history of Black Islam in the ... More


Depictions of Arabs and Muslims in Psychodynamic Scholarship

Neil Krishan Aggarwal

in Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents several psychodynamic analyses concerning the root of Islamic terrorism, addressing specifically the dichotomy between the U.S. and Muslim countries. Many psychodynamic authors ... More


Male Infertility and Consanguinity in Lebanon: The Power of Ethnographic Epidemiology

Marcia C. Inhorn, Loulou Kobeissi, Antoine A. Abu-Musa, Johnny Awwad, Michael H. Fakih, Najwa Hammoud, Antoine B. Hannoun, Da’ad Lakkis, and Zaher Nassar

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Male infertility is a neglected reproductive health problem, yet it contributes to at least half of all cases of subfertility worldwide. Consanguinity, or the intermarriage of two individuals who ... More


Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Halide Edip (1884–1964) once observed that Turkey is an ideal cross-section of the human world. Her own life was no less eclectic. A prolific novelist, teacher, erudite scholar, and political ... More


The Muftiate on the International Stage

Eren Tasar

in Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190652104
eISBN:
9780190652135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652104.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From the late 1950s onward, SADUM was called upon to assist the Soviet state in winning over allies across the Muslim world. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, it formed relationships with foreign ... More


Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Sohail Daulatzai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

“The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia,” Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, “is existing in the hearts and minds of ... More


To the East, Blackward: Black Power, Radical Cinema, and the Muslim Third World

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Muslim Third World influenced and informed Black radical politics and culture within the Muslim International. It examines how the anticolonial struggles in the Muslim ... More


Islam as Global Order: Pragmatics of Historical Structures

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

in Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Does the historical experience of Islam as a global religion offer general lessons about global order today? Muslims have historically referred to a world in which they could be citizens that was ... More


Religion and Democratization across the Muslim Majority World

Michael D. Driessen

in Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329700
eISBN:
9780199375288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329700.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the wider theoretical relevance of the book’s theory in the contemporary Muslim majority world. It analyzes the parameters and effects of religiously friendly democratization in ... More


Introduction: Afghan Traders Across Modern Frontiers

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The introduction introduces the aims and scope of the book and its over-arching arguments. It situates the book’s ethnographic material on Afghan traders in relationship to scholarly work on ... More


Epilogue: War, Repression, and the Legacy of Malcolm

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This epilogue continues the discussion of this book by performing a comparative analysis on the visits of Barrack Obama and Malcolm X to Cairo. It examines both of their objectives, with Obama ... More


Setting the Agenda: From Conversion to Witness—and Back

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers missionary movement after World War I. Missionary activity during the interwar period and beyond was notable for the founding of institutions of higher education and medical ... More


Sovereign Islam in a Secular State: Hidden Knowledge and Sufi Governance Among “Taalibe Baay”

Joseph Hill

in Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter studies how the pluralistic orientation of the Senegalese Sufis serves as clear illustration of the many practical approaches to pluralism encountered in the Muslim world. It identifies ... More


Post-Islamism at Large

Asef Bayat

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/9780199766062.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In an earlier work Making Islam Democratic (2007), I attempted to interrogate the infamous question of whether Islam was compatible with democracy. I concluded that whereas Islamism (understood as ... More


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