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Islam in the world today : a handbook of politics, religion, culture, and society / edited by Werner Ende and Udo Steinbach.

Ende, Werner, 1937- (Added Entry). Steinbach, Udo. (Added Entry).

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Erlanger Branch 297 I82i 2010 (Text) 33126016233631 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780801445712 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 080144571X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 1114 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as Der Islam in der Gegenwart...Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, Muchen, 2005."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
World of Islam: a brief historical survey / Heribert Busse -- Sunni Islam / Bernd Radtke -- Shi'i Islam / Werner Ende -- Revivalist movements in Islam from the eighteenth to the twentieth century and the role of Islam in modern history: anticolonialism and nationalism / Rudolph Peters -- Distribution of Muslims throughout the world: figures and information on the present situation / Peter Heine and Riem Spielhaus -- Intra-Islamic discussion on a modern economic and social system / Johannes Reissner -- Islamic economics in practice: interest-free financial management / Volker Nienhaus -- Developments in law / Hans-Georg Ebert -- Status of Islam and Islamic law in selected countries -- Islamic Diaspora: Europe and America -- Discussion within Islam on secularism, democracy, and human rights / Alexander Flores -- Situation of women in Islamic countries / Wiebke Walther -- Islamist groups and movements / Guid Steinberg and Jan-Peter Hartung -- Mystical brotherhoods and popular Islam / Frederick De Jong -- Sects and social groups / Werner Schmucker -- Islam and non-Islamic minorities / Johanna Pink -- International Islamic organizations / Johannes Reissner -- "Orientalistics" and Orientalism / Reinhard Schulze -- Islam and cultural self-assertion / Rotraud Wielandt -- Islam and local traditions / Olaf Schumanm and Lode Frank Brakel -- Is there an Islamic linguistic sphere? / Otto Jastrow -- Islam reflected in the contemporary literature of Muslim peoples / Johann Cristoph B├╝rgell -- Contemporary painting and graphic art in the Islamic world / Peter Heine -- Contemporary "Islamic" architecture and representational art / Mohamed Scharabi
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Islam > 20th century.
Islam > 21st century.
Islam > History.
Islam and state.
Islamic civilization.
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