This collective volume provides an integrative historical and contemporary discussion of Sunni ʿulamaʾ in the Middle East in both an urban and a semi-tribal context. The various chapters reinforce a renewed interest in the position of the ʿulamaʾ in modern times and offer new insights as to their ideological vitality and contribution to the public discourse on moral and sociopolitical issues.
|Place of Publication||Leiden|
|Number of pages||342|
|ISBN (Electronic)||1282399594, 9004169539, 9047442938, 9786612399596, 9789004169531, 9789047442936|
|State||Published - 2009|
|Name||Social, economic and political studies of the Middle East and Asia|