Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes

Editor/Author Lee, Robert
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334873-5
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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A comparative analysis of the interacting influences of politics and religion in shaping liberal democratic development in five Middle Eastern countries

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Transliteration
  • 1. The Political Determinants of Religion
  • 2. The Taming of Islam in Egypt
  • 3. The Transformation of Judaism in Israel
  • 4. The Politics of Religion in “Secularist” Turkey
  • 5. State Shiism in Iran
  • 6. State Sunnism in Saudi Arabia
  • 7. Reconciling Religion and Politics
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography