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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... movements emerging from the revolution. Luisa Gandolfo is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Tunisia revolution religion political Islam politics From Authoritarian to Free State: Balancing Faith...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 135–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Robert J. Pranger Kemal H. Karpat: The Politicization of Islam: Reconstructing Identity, State, Faith, and Community in the Late Ottoman State . New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 533 pages. ISBN 0-19-513618-7.$50.00. Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant specializing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 20–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is that any future analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must give greater weight to issues of faith and to the idea that land is not simply a commodity but something to which there is a strong, historical, almost spiritual connection. The essay makes the case that recent events in the Middle East make...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., or (3) test whether Islamic countries are able and willing to support the current international liberal order, including freedom of conscience on matters of faith. Greece's current weakness means it will have to accommodate whatever choice European leaders make. Ismini A. Lamb is director...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri; Ishtiaq Hossain Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of Islamizing society through its family-centered policies that overlap with discourses originating from the Islamic faith. At the same time, the AKP government has maintained that it abides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Joe Sestak The rebellions across the Middle East and North Africa provide a perspective for America about its own leaders, who have made the “politics of survival” the determining factor of what they do. The loss of faith in our traditional political institutions caused by their focus on self...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 86–111.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., historically defined the messy medieval world with its holy cru- sades and bloody religious wars. That is enough, and more than enough, of a price for civilized mankind. These two faiths appear to philosophical minds as too barbarous and dangerous, as too fanatical and intolerant to really serve civilized...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... created inequalities and injustices and reinforcing the status quo.15 As just noted, religious (or faith-­based) organizations have traditionally been associated with the charity approach. However, faith-­based organiza- tions have manifested a long-­standing support for human-rights approaches...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 8–15.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the attempted subjugation of one faith by another. It was erected hundreds of years before Saint Peter’s in Rome, but in the fifteenth century five minarets were planted on top of it and ever since have pierced Istanbul’s skies. As Bob Simon noted on the Sixty Minutes broadcast of 8 December 2009...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 123–125.
Published: 01 September 2008
... about the contemporary social and political dimensions of their ancient faith, but Patriarch Bartholomew’s message is pertinent to adherents of other confessions and faiths, intro- ducing an ecumenical dimension to basic Orthodox tenets. Patriarch Bartholomew boldly addresses difficult...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 125–128.
Published: 01 September 2008
... poverty economics, religious fundamentalism, and nationalism from a religious perspective. The book speaks particularly to Orthodox readers about the contemporary social and political dimensions of their ancient faith, but Patriarch Bartholomew’s message is pertinent to adherents of other...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and nationalism from a religious perspective. The book speaks particularly to Orthodox readers about the contemporary social and political dimensions of their ancient faith, but Patriarch Bartholomew’s message is pertinent to adherents of other confessions and faiths, intro- ducing an ecumenical dimension...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- archate extended its reach to all known territories populated by Christians in the East, the known ecumene and the interests of religious (the clergy) and civil authorities (the emperor) converged on the propagation of the Christian faith. In Ottoman times, the Ecumenical Patriarchate became...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
... (NIF) regime. Rather, it is an argument for assessing soberly and real- istically what will be required to ensure that Khartoum’s re-engagement at Machakos, if it occurs, is in good faith. For this reason, it would be unwise to see in the Danforth report anything approximating a policy roadmap...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2008
... values. Intolerance and contempt for democracy have increasingly characterized the way Turkey’s old-guard political establishment has responded to the rise of a modern, Western-oriented and democratic politi- cal party rooted in the country’s majority-Muslim faith. Turkey’s courts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., this book recounts with graphic details the historical “passion” of the pagan Greeks at the crucial time, when they encountered the fanatic hordes of missionary monks and Christianizing Roman emperors. All tried to convert the remaining Greeks to the new, fanatical, and fashion- able faith...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Greeks at the crucial time, when they encountered the fanatic hordes of missionary monks and Christianizing Roman emperors. All tried to convert the remaining Greeks to the new, fanatical, and fashion- able faith at the time, willy-nilly. This book is unlike other books, which present...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 138–141.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia. MQ 13.3-10 Reviews 7/25/02 2:53 PM Page 135 Reviews Kemal H. Karpat: The Politicization of Islam: Reconstructing Identity, State, Faith...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... for sustaining democracy. Religiosity Unsurprisingly, Turkish society reveals high levels of religiosity with regard to both practice and faith. In aggregate, the Turkish people emerge as among one of the most devout in the world, as in other Islamic societies. Accord- ing to WVS data, the level...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., with some exiled clerics operating in French mosques, referred to the “pure” tradition of the “pious ancestors” of primitive Islam (salaf). The Salafi st vision saw the Islamic faith of the Algerian masses as fraught with superstitions inherited from maraboutism (Berber and Moorish Muslim traditions...