Guardians of faith in modern times: ʻulamaʼ in the Middle East

Meir Hatina (Editor)

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden
Number of pages342
ISBN (Electronic)1282399594, 9004169539, 9047442938, 9786612399596, 9789004169531, 9789047442936
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameSocial, economic and political studies of the Middle East and Asia
Volumev. 105


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