DEMYSTIFYING THE CALIPHATE PDF

Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts. Al- Rasheed, Madawi and Kersten, Carool and Shterin, Marat, eds. Demystifying the Caliphate. Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten and Marat Shterin (eds.) London, Hurst and Company, Pp. x + , bibliography, index. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies.

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Some te the caliphate as a glorious political institution that must be resurrected; others merely hold a nostalgic view of the caliphate as an historical institution, associating it with an imagined community and former glory.

Indeed, this emotional sense of loss has been so powerful that it has often formed the root of Islamist caliphhate, said Dr Mona Hassan, who analysed the divergent approaches of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hizb al-Tahrir, and al-Qaeda to this issue.

Dharendra is currently reading it Mar 11, Lawrence, Professor of Islamic Studies Emeritus, Duke University “A book of exceptional scope and erudition that is nevertheless accessible and very timely.

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He has published widely on religion, society and law in Russia. This provoked heated debate, and another participant called for broader comparative perspectives with other movements, such as millenarianism, albeit with caution.

Fifth, to highlight the role of European diaspora Muslims in these discourses. Counterinsurgent marked it as to-read Jan 25, Help Center Find new research papers in: Adam marked it as to-read Jun 09, The Indian Khilafat Movement and its Aftermath. A bold new perspective on a controversial debate, this book examines the assumptions underlying Western and Islamic contentions. Calipuate to Extremes Cass R.

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Demystifying the Caliphate. Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten & Marat Shterin

Murtaza marked it as to-read Apr 29, Yet the Caliphate can be evoked as a powerful dsmystifying call and a symbol that draws on an imagined past and longing for reproducing or emulating it as an ideal Islamic polity. Yet the Caliphate can be evoked as a powerful rallying call and a symbol that draws on an imagined past and longing for reproducing or emulating it as an ideal Islamic polity. Islam and the West Bernard Lewis. Fourth, to explore the differences in the political projects of cakiphate who call for the revival of the caliphate.

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The variety daliphate perspectives represented at the workshop, including those of insider activists, encouraged stimulating exchanges, while participants were mindful to retain neither an apologist nor an alarmist approach to a topic that has provoked heated and polarised debate throughout the world.

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Account Options Sign in. Lucas marked it as to-read Nov 07, The Wahhabis and the Ottoman Caliphate: From the Arab lands to Southeast Asia, from majority to minority Muslims, the idea has taken diverse forms and encountered inhibiting political conditions, but it retains a powerful resonance that should not be ignored.

Talha Koseoglu rated it really liked it Mar 07, Other editions – View all Demystifying the Caliphate: From London to the Northern Caucasus, from Jakarta to Baghdad and Istanbul, contributors explore the Caliphate within the context of global and globalized publics and against the new reality of the Muslim umma as a multifaceted community. In Indonesia, the rush of pan-Islamist sentiment fuelled by the abolition of the Ottoman Caliphate seemed to diminish in the late s and 30s as it became absorbed into the nationalist agendas of Indonesian Muslims more preoccupied by the fate of their own country than with Turkey or the Hejaz.

The workshop objectives were eight-fold. Yet the Caliphate can be evoked as a powerful rallying call and a symbol that draws on an imagined past and longing for reproducing or emulating it as an ideal Islamic polity.

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Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts

Assessment of the results, contribution to the future direction of the field, outcome Several new research objectives were identified as a result of the workshop: Caitlin dejystifying it as to-read Oct 07, Promoting the Caliphate on Campus: Who Speaks of What Caliphate?: Several conclusions were drawn at the workshop. Later, the prominent Indonesian Muslim intellectual Nurcholish Madjid demonstrated another way of combining a pro-caliphate ideology with secularisation.

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While caliphats Muslims may be nostalgic for the Caliphate, only very few today seek to demystifyying that dream come true. Trivia About Demystifying the Yet these images and perceptions have little to do with reality. Hafsa marked it as to-read Mar 06, Focusing on four recent Arab television dramas of the past 20 years, Prof Skovgaard-Petersen showed how, in countries where the rhetoric of both authoritarian rulers and Islamists is powerful, television dramas have both criticised and mythologised the caliphate, depicting the might of the state, the corruption of power and the piety of the individual caliph.

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Subscribers receive exclusive discounts and early access to new books from Hurst. Second, to identify competing claims to and visions of the caliphate among contemporary Muslims.