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Studies in Religious Fundamentalism - Lionel Caplan

Studies in Religious Fundamentalism

By: Lionel Caplan (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 16th November 1987
ISBN: 9780333419748
Number Of Pages: 216

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This book, which brings together nine studies of fundamentalism in disparate religions and regional contexts, examines the specific circumstances nurturing such beliefs and practices, and explores the possibilities for cross-cultural insights into this widespread phenomenon in the contemporary world.

Preface
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
The Quest for the Islamic State: Islamic Fundamentalism in Egypt and Iran
'Thank God we're Secular!' Aspects of Fundametalism in a Turkish Town
A Case of Fundamentalism in West Africa: Wahabism in Bamako Jean-Loup Amselle
Rethinking Fundamentalism: the Readjustment of Jewish Society in the Modern World
The Khalsa Resurrected: Sikh Fundamentalism in the Punjab
Incipient Fundamentalism: Religion and Politics among Sri Lankan Hindus in Britain
Fundamentalism as Counter-culture: Protestants in Urban South India
The Moral Majority: the Politics of Fundamentalism in Secular Society
Fundamentalism and Modernity: the Restoration Movement in Britain
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780333419748
ISBN-10: 033341974X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 16th November 1987
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2