Download PDF by Erich Kolig: Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology

By Erich Kolig

ISBN-10: 073917424X

ISBN-13: 9780739174241

ISBN-10: 0739188313

ISBN-13: 9780739188316

Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology by Erich Kolig analyzes the salient features of Islam and modern Muslim society from the point of view of conventional cultural anthropology. Gender concerns, the scarf and veiling, alcohol and beef prohibition, the taboo on satirizing non secular contents, violence and jihad, attitudes towards rationalism and modernity, and different vital matters that emanate from Islamic doctrine are discursively highlighted as to their origins, symbolic meanings, and value within the sleek international. via highlighting socio-cultural configurations, the universals they characterize, the conditions in their construction, and their semiotic that means, Kolig is helping the reader achieve figuring out of Islam within the smooth world.

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