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Author: C. Jacobsen

everyday life intended to meet the changing requirements demanded of Muslims living in a contempo- rary society. A case in point is Qaradawi’s seminal Th e Lawful and 338 chapter six Prohibited in Islam (Al-Qaradawi n.d. [Arabic original 1960]) that cov- ers most aspects of private and daily life

In: Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway

Paris, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Benaki Museum in Athens have been upgrading their Islamic galleries, most of them motivated by a mission to build bridges between their (Western) audiences and the Muslim world. Smaller muse- ums have followed

In: Political and Cultural Representations of Muslims
Author: C. Jacobsen

darses were topic-oriented and addressed a variety of subjects concerning ritual practice (e.g. Salah), social relationships from an Islamic perspective (e.g. ‘Home and the education of children’, ‘Human rights in Islam’), and central Muslim beliefs and ethics (e.g. ‘Predestination’, ‘Life aft er

In: Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway
Author: C. Jacobsen

disrespect (being rou- tinely maligned or displayed in stereotypical public cultural represen- tations and/or in everyday life interaction). In contrast to Taylor and others, who see recognition as a matter of self-realization, Fraser objects that since there is “no single conception of self-realization or

In: Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway
Author: C. Jacobsen

practise the fi ve daily prayers and became concerned about living his life within the frames of what is haram and ‘halal’ and about acquiring more knowledge of Islam. Umar describes his search for Islamic knowledge as something he did ‘on his own’. He was a quick learner, and soon started to love his

In: Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway
Author: Chiara Formichi

prison, from which he never returned (Shiraishi, An age in motion, pp. 81, 299). This timeline indicates that Kartosuwiryo could have not possibly been living with Marco. 15 Howard Dick, Surabaya, city of work: A socioeconomic history, 1900-2000, Research in Interna- tional Studies (Athens, Ohio: Ohio

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In: Islam and the Making of the Nation
Author: Fabio Vicini

neoliberal restructuring in the country since the 1980s. In particular, the chapter investigates the way Muslims working as volunteers in this faith-based organization in contemporary Turkey think of their activism as a significant, often even essential, part of fully living a Muslim life in today’s society

In: Muslim Subjectivities in Global Modernity
Author: Fabio Vicini

neoliberal restructuring in the country since the 1980s. In particular, the chapter investigates the way Muslims working as volunteers in this faith-based organization in contemporary Turkey think of their activism as a significant, often even essential, part of fully living a Muslim life in today’s society

In: Muslim Subjectivities in Global Modernity

aware that a battered woman loses the joy of living, the pressure on the ground of honour ignores that the woman has a personality and self-esteem ( Arslan, 2014 : 19). Family is the “life sphere” (Çekin, 2006 : 27), the sphere of responsibility. The Prophet Muhammed, in his last khutbah, appeals

In: Gender and Biopolitics

of the life spheres of womanhood in post-2002 Turkey, I have shown that instead of defending the society in line with the truth of the power regime in post-2002 Turkey, there is however a need to defend the life of the woman , and to re-problematise the government’s issues with woman and womanhood

In: Gender and Biopolitics