Religion and Politics: Islam and Muslim Civilization
Offering a timely new appraisal of the political and social impact of Islam, this expanded second edition of Religion and Politics has been fully updated in line with new events. Jan-Erik Lane and Hamadi Redissi look at the underlying social consequences of religious beliefs to account for the political differences between major civilizations of the world against a background of the rise of modern capitalism.
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THE MUSLIM CIVILISATION AND MODERNISATION
Islam and Postmodernity
The Weber Thesis
ISLAM AS A WORLD RELIGION
Faith and Rationality
THE MUSLIM LEGACY
Islamic Law and Arab Legal Institutions
Capitalism in Muslim Countries
Towards a New Fundamentalism
THE PROBLEMS OF MUSLIM CIVILISATION
STATE AND RELIGION IN THE MAGHREB
Islam A Religion of Warriors?
Need for Mutual Explanation
PATHS OF MUSLIM MODERNISATION
Separation Between State and Religion?
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