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Eastern Approaches: Islam as a Minority Religion in Kenya

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

in Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From earliest times, Muslims were a visible presence along the Indian Ocean of East Africa, coming from different locations in the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and elsewhere. Islam moved inland ... More


Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Tariq Ramadan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183566
eISBN:
9780199850426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In a Western world suddenly acutely interested in Islam, one question has been repeatedly heard above the din: where are the Muslim reformers? As the number of Muslims living in the West grows, the ... More


Secret Identities in the Sinister Tradition: Political Esotericism and the Convergence of Radical Islam, Satanism, and National Socialism in the Order of Nine Angles

Jacob C. Senholt

in The Devil’s Party: Satanism in Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199779239
eISBN:
9780199979646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779239.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter analyzes The Order of the Nine Angles (ONA), a Satanist group which for the last three decades has moved in and out of the public sight, while its main ideologist David Myatt has ... More


Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

John M. Owen and J. Judd Owen

in Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150071
eISBN:
9780231526623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150071.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter presents an outline of the relationship of Enlightenment to religion in the post-9/11 world order, also known as the New Global Order. The prominence of radical Islam and ... More


The Lords of Londonistan

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the evolution of Londonistan from a traditional haven for dissenters into a launching pad for terrorism. It looks at four extremist preachers, the so-called “lords of ... More


Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

David Edwards

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200630
eISBN:
9780520916319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200630.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Much of the political turmoil that has occurred in Afghanistan since the Marxist revolution of 1978 has been attributed to the dispute between Soviet-aligned Marxists and the religious extremists ... More


Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Douglas Little

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

“Us Versus Them” explores the political and cultural turmoil that prompted U.S. policymakers to shift their attention from containing the “Red Threat” of international communism to combatting the ... More


The Triumph of Provocation

Jozef Mackiewicz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300145694
eISBN:
9780300145700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300145694.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This masterful political treatise, first published in 1962, examines the history and nature of communism as it developed in the Soviet Union and in Poland. The book argues that accommodation with the ... More


Islamic Extremism in the United States

James M. Lutz and Brenda J. Lutz

in Extremism in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044972
eISBN:
9780813046501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044972.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In the aftermath of 9/11, there was a great fear that Islamic extremists in numerous sleeper cells would spring into action. Although fears of al Qaeda sleeper cells in America were later revealed to ... More


Why We Do What We Do

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 2 provides a chronological as well as theoretically founded introduction to the origins of Albanian organized crime in Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia. It studies the impact of wars, ... More


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