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Islam and the New Europe

Challenge for Continuity or Chance for Change (Yearbook of the Sociology of Islam)
  • 300 Pages
  • 0.92 MB
  • English

Transcript Verlag
Sociology, Religion - World Religions, Social Science, Europe - General, Islam - General, Business & Economics / International, Social Cl
ContributionsSigrid Nokel (Editor), Levent Tezcan (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9015677M
ISBN 10389942302X
ISBN 139783899423020

Volume 6 of the Yearbook of the Sociology of Islam presents a variety of discussions and case studies from different European countries related to how Muslims are responding to this situation, how they and Muslim representation change, and how cultural and public negotiation is involved in shaping new perceptions of Islam and Europe.

This book presents a comprehensive survey of Muslim communities in Europe in the mid s.

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The volume is organized into two parts, the first part covering Muslims in Eastern Europe and the second Muslims in Western Europe.

As to be expected, the first part focuses on the long-standing Muslims of Eastern Europe, how their communities were established, and how they relate to the non-Muslim Cited by: " Europe and Islam is one of the titles in Blackwell's fine series the Making of Europe this is one of the rare treatments covering the expanse of 1, years of Islamic history in a single volume a worthy introduction to the topic of contacts between the Western world and Cited by: Goody traces Islam and the New Europe book routes of Islam into Europe, following the Arab through North Africa, Spain and Mediterranean Europe; the Turk through Greece and the Balkans; and the Mongol through Southern Russia to Poland and Lithuania.

Each thrust made its mark on Europe in terms of population and by: Hailed by critics as an essential book, God's Crucible is a bold, new interpretation of Islamic Spain and the birth of Europe from one of our greatest historians.

David Levering Lewis's narrative, filled with accounts of some of the greatest battles in world history, reveals how cosmopolitan, Muslim al-Andalus flourisheda beacon of cooperation and tolerancewhile/5.

1 It is puzzling to ascribe to religion a role in European integration, especially to me as researcher on Islam, and with a Turkish background. For me, the role of religion in respect to the European Union acquires a different meaning.

This is first of all because when we refer to the role of religion in European integration and to Islam in particular, we usually think of it in negative terms Cited by: 8. Europe and the Mystique of Islam by Maxime Rodinson (Author)Cited by: Today’s religious revival among Europe’s Muslims is no importation of religious traditions born in the Middle East or the wider Muslim world.

Rather, it reflects many of the dynamics of contemporary American evangelical movements. No surprise then that, instead of being tolerant and liberal, it is a movement based on dogmatism, communitarianism and by: 7. The Strange Death of Europe book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Start by marking “The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Douglas Murray's book is a frank new analysis of political conditions in Europe, especially the conditions created by the.

The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire. Author: Robert G. Hoyland; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In just over a hundred years--from the death of Muhammad in to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in the followers of the Prophet swept across the whole of the Middle East.

Many people in Europe think that Islam is inherently incompatible with multicultural democracy, and that it poses a long-term threat to Europe.

They point to the obvious fact that very few Muslim societies are democratic, and conclude that the reasons for this must lie in the inherently undemocratic character of Islam. They also point to the Muslim rhetoric that is suffused with hatred of the Cited by: 4.

"Europe and the Islamic World makes for an interesting and sometimes provocative volume. In this erudite book, three distinguished scholars give their unique perspectives on Muslim-European political encounters, cultural exchanges, representations, and interactions.

Their argument is that these encounters have been many, diverse, and ongoing. In the post-9/11 era the relations between Muslims and Non-Muslims in Europe have changed significantly. Global events have contributed to the reshaping of religious and cultural, in particular Muslim, representations and arenas.

Much of. The book’s importance is thus not only to do with its nuanced account of the varieties of western European responses to Islam – though this is valuable enough, if only to show how inadequate is the narrative of a static and “medieval” Islam confronting a dynamically changing western Europe.

Today there are at least 15 million people in Western Europe who adhere to the Muslim faith or have close cultural or other affiliations with the Islamic world.

Indeed, in the course of a few decades, Islam has emerged as Europe's second religion, after Christianity/5(2). Weber contributes to the ongoing scholarly discussion about Islam in the West, demonstrating how current thinking about gender violence prohibits the intellectual inquiry necessary to act against such violence, and analyzes ways in which Muslim women participate in the public sphere by thematizing.

"An excellent book and fills a very important gap in research on con- version to Islam in Europe. It will be of interest not only to academics and students in a diverse range of subject areas such as Islamic Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, but also to the wider public interested in Islam and the role of converts in shaping Islam in Europe."/5(2).

Islam. Islam (Ĭsläm´, Ĭs´läm), [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet Muhammad. Founded in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity). An adherent to Islam is a Muslim [Arab.,=one who submits].

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Islam and the European Union. by R Potz. Paperback $. This vigorously argued book reveals the central role that Islam has played in European history. Following the movement of people, culture and religion from East to West, Goody breaks down the perceived opposition between Islam and Europe, showing Islam to be a part of Europe's past and present/5.

The articles in this volume deal with the role of Christianity in the definition of European identity. Europeans often identify advanced civilizations with secularity. But religion is very much alive in other fast developing countries of the world.

In Europe, nevertheless, the organized churches very much wanted to stress the Christian character of European identity, and this engendered a. This rich book offers a new perspective and entrée into the discussion of religion in Europe."—Damani J. Partridge, University of Michigan "Özyürek has written an engaging, highly readable portrait of German converts to Islam who have become key figures in public debates over the future of the country as a multireligious, multiethnic polity.

[LEWIS] Europe and Islam 81 from victory to victory, from triumph to triumph, creating in less than a century a vast realm extending from the borders of India and China to the Pyrenees and the Atlantic, and ruling millions of new subjects, vast numbers of whom came eagerly to embrace the new.

Tariq Ramadan is considered to be one of the coiners of the term "European Islam". Ramadan calls for creating a new European-Muslim identity in his book "To Be a European Muslim" ().

The book’s most interesting observations don’t concern Muslims, though, but the white Europeans who are struggling to reconcile the presence of. According to the book “The Gardens of the Righteous” – which was written by a Sunni scholar in the 13th Century, and published and distributed with modern commentary in the United States, and on social media by the Islamic Circle of North America, “Islam strives to achieve global dominance by jihad.

His newest book, Journey into Europe, is the culmination of years of study of the Muslim migration northward, which has accelerated dramatically since the Syrian Civil War. Ahmed and I. Read the full-text online edition of Religion in the New Europe (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Religion in the New Europe.

Religion in the New Europe. By Krzysztof Michalski. No cover image. Religion in the New Europe. By Krzysztof Michalski Islam in Europe: Clash of Religions or Convergence of Religiosities?. The "New Europe" refers to a continent no longer split by cold war rivalries. How does Islam compare in its eastern and western portions.

Actually, the comparison makes little sense, for in addition to their differing developments sincethe two parts host fundamentally dissimilar Muslim populations.

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Europe and Islam book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This pamphlet is the Irving Kristol Lecture, delivered at the annual /5. The issues dealt with in this book are the future of Europe and the West, the threat of Islam and its implications for Christianity worldwide, particularly Europe.

Europe’s Dwindling Population Mark Steyn was born in Canada but resides in the USA in the state of New Hampshire.Conflicts, Cultures, and Religions: Islam in Europe as a Sign and Symbol of Change in European Societies / Stefano Allievi --Islam in Europe: Religion, Ethnicity and Politics / Sami Zubaida --Islam, Globalization, and European Public Spaces / Mark LeVine --Muslims in the New Europe: Between Religious Traditions, Multiple Identities, and the.Published by New Europe Books Dec.

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