By Dr Kersten Carool,Dr Olsson Susanne
Like anyplace else, the present-day Islamic global too is grappling with modernity and postmodernity, secularisation and globalisation. Muslims are elevating questions about non secular representations and authority. This has given upward thrust to the emergence of other Islamic discourses which problem binary oppositions and dichotomies of orthodoxy and heterodoxy, continuity and alter, kingdom and civil society. It additionally ends up in a dispersal of authority, a cave in of current hierarchical buildings and gender roles. This booklet extra argues that the centre of gravity of lots of those substitute Islamic discourses is moving from the Arabic-speaking 'heartland' in the direction of the geographical peripheries of the Muslim international and expatriate Muslims in North the USA and Europe. whilst, in view of modern seismic shifts within the political constellation of the center East, the traits mentioned during this booklet carry very important clues for the prospective course of destiny advancements in that unstable a part of the Muslim world.
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