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Islam in Europe: the unexceptional case

Fokas, Effie (2011) Islam in Europe: the unexceptional case. Nordic Journal of Religion and Society, 24 (1). pp. 1-17. ISSN 0809-7291

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Abstract

This paper examines the concept of ‘Islam in Europe’ alongside that of ‘religion in Europe’, indicating aspects of, and consequences of, the inter-influence between the two. An underlying theme is that there is little value in seeking to understand Islam in Europe as a category on its own, as the state of flux characterising the latter is to a large extent symptomatic of and simultaneously catalytic for the flux around religion-in-general in Europe. This much is evident in engagements with Islam at the supranational (European) level, in debates and policy developments around Islam within individual nation-states, and in local level adaptations to religious plurality traced through empirical studies of the Muslim presence in a number of towns across Europe.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.idunn.no/nordic_journal_of_religion_an...
Additional Information: © 2011 Universitetsforlaget
Divisions: European Institute
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2018 10:52
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2019 01:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87108

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