Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts. Al- Rasheed, Madawi and Kersten, Carool and Shterin, Marat, eds. Demystifying the Caliphate. Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten and Marat Shterin (eds.) London, Hurst and Company, Pp. x + , bibliography, index. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies.
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Reza Pankhurst also gave several prominent examples of the different ways in which Muslim thinkers have idealised the caliphate over the last years. There was some discussion about the ways demystkfying which Hizb al-Tahrir and similar movements have engaged with modernity by emphasising and empowering the individual, thereby gaining recruits.
Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts
Talha Koseoglu rated it really liked it Mar 07, Professor Demystiying Al-Rasheed, introducing the workshop, explained that the concept has crossed borders and boundaries and today triggers fervent opinions from all quarters, despite its lack of any clear definition among discussants. I consent for my email address to be transferred to Mailchimp.
She is the author of several books on Saudi Arabia.
Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies surrounding recent calls demysgifying resurrect it, transcending alarmist agendas to answer fundamental questions about why the memory of the Caliphate lingers on among diverse Muslims.
Trivia About Demystifying the To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In particular, the presentations illuminated the wide range of views that contemporary Muslims hold about the revival of the caliphate, debunking the myth that this is a universal ideal for all Muslims. Adam marked it as to-read Jun 09, In addition, it was suggested that a survey of Islamic political theory on the caliphate might be worth undertaking in the volume or elsewhere.
From the Arab lands to Southeast Asia, from majority to minority Muslims, the idea has taken diverse forms and encountered inhibiting political conditions, but it retains a powerful resonance that should caliphahe be ignored.
Dr Carool Kersten explained how Madjid, having distinguished between this-worldly and other- worldly aspects of Islam, reinterpreted the caliphate as an abstraction reflecting the vicegerency of humankind on earth. According to Dr Loulouwa Al-Rachid, Iraqi Shias currently associate the concept with oppression from their sectarian rivals. Caitlin marked it as to-read Oct 07, The Caliphate and European Muslims Chair: While caliphs abound, it seems that global cailphate on the caliphate itself is yet to emerge.
Carool Kersten KCL Help Center Find new research papers in: Natural Law Anver M. Scientific content of the event The abolition of the Ottoman Caliphate, though welcomed in some quarters, provoked lingering sentiments of lost glory, righteousness and esteem among many Muslims that have been channelled in different ways up to the present day.
Rola marked it as to-read Feb 18, Khilafa as the Viceregency of Humankind: The Case of the Iraqi Muslim Brotherhood.
Female 8 Male 10 Participation by age: Rashid marked it as to-read Jun 10, Statistical information on participants Countries of origin: Contributors include impartial historians and social scientists who concentrate on the fundamental aspects of the Caliphate and unpack its lingering presence in the minds of diverse Muslims.
Yet the Caliphate can be evoked as a powerful rallying call and a symbol that draws on an imagined past and longing for reproducing or emulating it as an ideal Islamic polity.
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Click here to sign up. Yet the Caliphate can be evoked as a powerful rallying call and a symbol that draws on cwliphate imagined past and longing for reproducing or emulating it as an ideal Islamic polity.
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They also discovered that as Russian, regional and ethnic identities lose their significance in the globalised age, these youth have been drawn to alternative sources of claiphate.
From London to the Northern Caucasus, from Jakarta to Baghdad and Istanbul, contributors explore the Caliphate within the context of global and globalized publics and against the new reality of the Muslim umma as a multifaceted community. Tasneem Sannah marked it as to-read Sep 25, Refresh and try again.
Usman Butt rated it really liked it Aug 23, Maija marked it demyxtifying to-read Nov 16, He worked for many years in the Middle East and has taught Asian history and religions in Thailand.
Demet marked it as to-read Sep 21, Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies surrounding recent calls to resurrect it, transcending alarmist agendas to answer fundamental questions about why the memory of the Caliphate lingers on among diverse Muslims. In Western popular imagination, the Caliphate often conjures up an array of demystufying images, while rallies organised in support of resurrecting the Caliphate are treated with a mixture of apprehension and disdain, as if they were the demyztifying steps towards usurping democracy.
Demystifying the Caliphate. Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten & Marat Shterin
Fifth, to highlight the role of European diaspora Muslims in these discourses. How to exhume skeletons of the past while also silencing sirens from the present? Other presentations focused on the sociological conditions that highlight the caliphate among contemporary Muslims in Indonesia, Central Asia and the Northern Caucasus. Selected pages Title Page. Meanwhile, another participant said that, while the realism and specifics of political projects differ, all Muslims aspire to the caliphate because at its core are the ideals of political unity and a fair thhe of wealth.
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