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Fundamentalisms Comprehended : Fundamentalism Project (Paperback) - R. Scott Appleby

Fundamentalisms Comprehended

Fundamentalism Project (Paperback)

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In this fifth volume of the Fundamentalism Project, Fundamentalisms Comprehended, the distinguished contributors return to and test the endeavor's beginning premise: that fundamentalisms in all faiths share certain "family resemblances." Several of the essays reconsider the project's original definition of fundamentalism as a reactive, absolutist, and comprehensive mode of anti-secular religious activism. The book concludes with a capstone statement by R. Scott Appleby, Emmanuel Sivan, and Gabriel Almond that builds upon the entire Fundamentalism Project. Identifying different categories of fundamentalist movements, and delineating four distinct patterns of fundamentalist behavior toward outsiders, this statement provides an explanatory framework for understanding and comparing fundamentalisms around the world.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Enclave Culture
The Vision from the Madrasa and Bes Medrash: Some Parallels between Islam and Judaism
Mapping Indic Fundamentalisms through Nationalism and Modernity
Fundamentalisms Narrated: Muslim, Christian, and Mystical
Religious Fundamentalisms Compared: Palestinian Islamists
Protestants and Catholics in Latin America: A Family Portrait
Unity and Diversity in Islamic Fundamentalism Said
Muslim Fundamentalists: Psychosocial Profiles
Buddhism, Nationhood, and Cultural Identity: A Question of Fundamentals
Fundamentalism, Phenomenology, and Comparative Dimensions
Fundamentalism as a Comprehensive System: Soviet Marxism and Islamic Fundamentalism Compared
From Orthodoxy to Fundamentalism: A Thousand Years of Islam in South Asia
What's So Funny about Fundamentalism?
Antifundamentalism Mark Juergensmeyer
The Rhetoric of Fundamentalist Conversion Narratives
Fundamentalism: Genus and Species
Explaining Fundamentalisms
Examining the Cases
Politics, Ethnicity, and Fundamentalism
List of Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780226508887
ISBN-10: 0226508889
Series: Fundamentalism Project (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.9  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.92
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition