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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as toEast treasures, lands, confi the outside expansion seeking powers great and caesars, Emperors, Nassar R. Jamal United States, Europe, and Israel in the Middle East: The Role ofthe Secularism and Revivalism Religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Sinem Gürbey In comparative and theoretical discussions, Turkey—where secularism is imposed from above as one of the irrevocable founding principles of the constitution—is criticized for being religiously hostile, aiming to repress religion in the public sphere in a coercive manner. This view...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 413–422.
Published: 01 December 2009
... women and oblige them to sport turbans. Thus it is presumed that the bulk of the people in Turkey long for a state based on Islam. This article takes up the question of whether indeed a great majority of the people in Turkey are inclined toward a state based on Islam, for they oppose the secular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Rajeev Bhargava © 1994: South Asia Bulletin 1994 South Asia Bulletin, Vol XIV No. 1 (1994) How Not to Defend Secularism Rajeev B hargava The demolition of the Babri Masjid was a frontal spite separation, the two relate to each other. In attack on the principles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 11–20.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Niraja Gopal Jayal © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 References Barber , Benjamin . 1984 . Strong Democracy . Berkeley: University of California Press. Bhargava , Rajeev . 1994 . “Giving Secularism Its Due,” Economic and Political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Abel Majeed Hamdan Twenty years ago, religious trends were hardly visible in Palestine. Various factions of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) were all secular. This is not the case today, as the religious discourse is overwhelming and the secular one is on the retreat. This so-called...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2011
... this structural distinction, an imperative of the democratic state. I begin this article with an analysis of the nineteenth-century debates between Islamic scholars and European positivists and how they created a polarized perspective that frames Western secular tenets as inherently opposed to Islamic religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that interrogation of headscarf discourse is only possible by turning the very notion of critique against itself in order to interrogate the conditions of secularism. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Hijab Martyrdom, Headscarf Debates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... m: Introduction: Secularism and Islamism: Iran and Beyond lami s Is Saeed Rahnema and Haideh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that such humility is probably even rarer among nonreligious analytic ethicists than it is among religious ethicists. Duke University Press 2011 Secularism, Ethics, Philosophy: A Case for Epistemic Humility Susan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ramin Jahanbegloo Secularism, for many of us, is not a terra incognita, and yet it is certainly an improperly defined and unexplained concept. For more than 150 years, intellectuals, politicians, and theologians have used secular and secularism in a rather ambiguous way. These terms therefore need...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2011
... could a radically traditionalist religious establishment, which was normally marked by modern revolutionaries as reactionary, merge with the most radical revolutionary groups and views? What are the universal results of such a “chemical” composition for both the otherworldly religionism and secular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Peyman Vahabzadeh This essay draws on an original study of the history, theories, and organizational life of Iran's most influential leftist organization in the 1970s, the People's Fedayee Guerrillas, to examine the symptomatic misconception of secularism as well as the secularization of everyday...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 May 2022
... political consequences. But, is it the case that the principle is as exclusive of the secular as it appears? In this article, the author argues that Christian-Muslim coexistence is a distinctively Lebanese articulation of a secular sensibility, one that privileges certain ways of being Muslim or Christian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 August 2018
...SherAli Tareen; Arvind-Pal S. Mandair; Nermeen Mouftah; John Modern This introductory essay provides an overview of the central themes and interventions marking Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age while also briefly describing the key nodes of analysis that frame the three...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Reza Alijani The issues of religion and secularization are among the most pressing concerns in Iran today. Religion has historically played different roles and has been present at different levels within the society. Followers of different religions either have chosen total submission based...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Aparna Dharwadker A Critical Stage: The Role of Secular Alternative Theatre in Pakistan Fawzia Afzal-Khan Calcutta: Seagull, 2005 x + 143 pp., Rs 425 (cloth) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 416–433.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Ali Mirsepassi Duke University Press 2006 Religious Intellectuals and Western Critiques of Secular Modernity Ali Mirsepassi n the following discussion I offer...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 451–456.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nermeen Mouftah In Religious Difference in a Secular Age (2016), Saba Mahmood calls into question one of secularism’s greatest boasts—that it makes possible pluralistic societies that protect the rights of religious minorities. Rather than bolstering neutrality toward religion, she demonstrates how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 443–451.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Arvind-Pal S. Mandair This article responds to Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report (2016). It highlights those aspects of the book that intersect with intellectual work that actively experiments with alternative ways of conceptualizing difference in order...