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Religious difference in a secular age

Saba Mahmood

Religious difference in a secular age

a minority report

by Saba Mahmood

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of religion,
  • Secularism,
  • Religious minorities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSaba Mahmood
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2460 .M34 2016, BL2765.E3 M34 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 237 pages
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197808M
    ISBN 100691153272, 0691153280
    ISBN 109780691153278, 9780691153285
    LC Control Number2015013177
    OCLC/WorldCa911240276

    The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region. Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism--political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report: : Mahmood, Saba: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Saba Mahmood.

      Religious Difference in a Secular Age: The Minority Report by Saba Mahmoud () Book Review Feminist Dissent, Summer , at Author: Lama Abu-Odeh. “Political secularism,” Saba Mahmood tells us in the opening pages of Religious Difference in a Secular Age, “is not merely the principle of state neutrality or the separation of church and state. It also entails the reordering and remaking of religious life and interconfessional relations in accord with specific norms, themselves foreign to the life of the religions and people it.

    Her book Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report received the Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion from the Society for the Anthropology of Religion. Her work has been translated into Arabic, French, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Polish. Overview of work. Book Review. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report. Saba Mahmood. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. VIRGINIA R. DOMINGUEZ. University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign. Log in to Wiley Online Library. Email or Customer ID. : Virginia R. Dominguez.


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Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism―political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public by: Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report.

How secular governance in the Middle East is making life worse—not better—for religious minorities. The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism--political and civil equality, The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region/5(5).

Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains.5/5(2). Religious Difference in a Secular Age is original, pathbreaking, and important."—Joan Wallach Scott, author of The Politics of the Veil "Written by one of the most prominent anthropologists of her generation, Religious Difference in a Secular Age is a significant contribution to political theory and the study of religion in the contemporary Brand: Princeton University Press.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public : Princeton University Press.

The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to Religious difference in a secular age book failure of secularism to take root in the region.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public by:   How secular governance in the Middle East is making life worse—not better—for religious minoritiesThe plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights. Religious Difference in a Secular Age Book Description: The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region.

The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region. Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age is original, pathbreaking, and important."--Joan Wallach Scott, author of The Politics of the Veil "Written by one of the most prominent anthropologists of her generation, Religious Difference in a Secular Age is a significant contribution to political theory and the study of religion in the contemporary world."5/5(1).

This book argues that modern secular governance has contributed to the exacerba-tion of religious tensions in postcolonial Egypt, hardening interfaith boundaries and polarizing religious differences.

This claim will appear counterintuitive to many who 1 Reports documenting this crisis can be found almost every day in the press.

For three repre-File Size: KB. Religious Difference in a Secular Age is particularly indispensable in illustrating the genealogy of these facets of secularism, for instance, how closely the idea of religious liberty became, over time, bound to distinctly Protestant notions about individual conscience.

Indeed, the first chapter traces how, in the course of the nineteenth and. The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region.

Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report challenges this assessment by showing how modern secular governance has exacerbated religious tensions and inequalities rather than reduced them. Here, Saba Mahmood, building on the case of two religious. Overall, Religious Difference in a Secular Age is an enlightening exposition of the politics of secularity and minority issues in the age of dominance of the Western notion of the secular.

This book shall be seen in line with the intellectual trajectory consolidated in Talal Asad’s Formations of the Secular () and continued with Mahmood. It is that assumption that Saba Mahmood criticizes in her most recent book, Religious Difference in a Secular Age.

Mahmood’s project here is an extension of her earlier, quite famous book, The Politics of Piety, also based on ethnography in Egypt.

In both books, she engages in a broad, mainly theoretical, and historical effort “to decenter Author: Jeffrey Guhin. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report This book challenges Western perceptions of the Middle East while deeply questioning the ability of secularism to live up to its.

The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the ous Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains.

Religion, Morality and Society in a Secular Age. Author: Jonathan Sacks; Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Sacks argues that faiths must remain open to criticism, keep alive their separate communities and still contribute far more to national debates on moral issues.

they m,ust also learn to get along better. Full review can be found at the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age examines how the institution of the modern secular liberal nation-state has impacted and transformed the regulation of religious difference in Egypt.

Unlike the mythology of the modern liberal nation-state as a framework that enables the resolution of conflict. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report - Ebook written by Saba Mahmood. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority : Saba Mahmood. "Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report beautifully addresses the problem of secularism as a concept across Western and Non-Western societies It is a well-researched treatise for anyone who wishes to understand secularism as a universal concept."Sania Ismailee, Anthropology Book Forum5/5(1).Saba Mahmood's book Religious Difference in a Secular Age.

A Minority Report is an invitation to pause and to step sideways. It is a reminder to not make short-hand conclusions, and to interrogate critically — yes still, again and all the more — the hegemonic powers of liberal-secular doctrines and the nation-state as part of the problem.