Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Lived Islam In Post-Soviet Russia: Officials, Experts, And Ordinary Interpretations Of Islam
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2020)
Recent anthropological scholarship on Islam has tended to carve out the ‘everyday’ as a space of Muslim life that has the potential to escape the normativity of religious discourses. In this paper, I discuss how the special ...
Thinking Through The Heart: Islam, Reflection And The Search For Transcendence
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)
The paper explores the dynamics of internalisation and externalisation of the self in relation to transcendence within reading practices of key Islamic texts in the Suffa community in Istanbul. Based on fieldwork and textual ...
In Search of a Non-Eurocentric Understanding of Modernization: Turkey as a Case of 'Multiple Modernities'
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
This article uses the Turkish case of modernity to critically examine different understandings of modernization put forward by competing schools of thought, namely the 'classical modernization theory', the 'neo-modernization ...
Negotiating Values In The Islamist Press After 2013
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2018)
Turkey's Islamist press has been influenced essentially by three contingencies: partisanship, lack of political autonomy, and lack of economic autonomy. These contingencies are reflected in the opinion pieces of Islamist ...