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The Muslim Brotherhood as product of a secular age

Dalacoura, Katerina (2018) The Muslim Brotherhood as product of a secular age. Religion and Global Society (04 Aug 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Referring to the Muslim Brotherhood as at least partly secular may seem strange. Islamist organisations, after all, want Islam to permeate public and private life. Yet the Brotherhood only emerged in a rapidly modernising sovereign Egypt in which functional differentiation of state institutions had occurred. Drawing on this understanding of secularity as proposed by Charles Taylor, Katerina Dalacoura presents the Muslim Brotherhood as a secular phenomenon.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/religionglobalsociety/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 13:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106564

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