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Muslim citizenship, belonging, and dissent in the West

Edward E. Curtis

Edward E. Curtis IV is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is the author or editor of several books about Islam, American religions, and Africana studies, including The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States (2009) and Muslims in America: A Short History (2009). Curtis is the recipient of Carnegie, Fulbright, Mellon, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Zareena Grewal, “Lights, Camera, Suspension: Freezing the Frame on the Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Anthem Controversy” (2007) What happens when a National Basketball Association (NBA) star refuses to stand for the playing of the national anthem...

Hindu and Buddhist NGOs and the United Nations

Jeremy Carrette

Jeremy Carrette is Professor of Philosophy, Religion and Culture at the University of Kent, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religion, NGOs and the United Nations : Visible and Invisible Actors in Power

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...There is a disconnect between Asian religions and the United Nations.The 1993 Parliament of the World’s Religions declaration for a global ethic resulted in many responses and follow-up reflections on establishing a new moral vision...

Making Sense of the Conflict

Ashlee Quosigk

Ashlee Quosigk is a visiting scholar at the University of Georgia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Evangelicals : Conflicted on Islam

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...I am a great advocate of the constitutional right to freedom of speech. This means that abusive or insulting speech, I think, needs to be protected speech. The court has ruled that over and over again. The Ku Klux Klan people, Nazis...

Islam in Senegal

Joseph Dieme

Joseph Dieme is Professor at Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Islam in Senegal: A Bastion Against Religious Extremism The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, unleashed a wave of demonization of Muslims. Across the West, the subsequent simplistic narrative that every Muslim is a potential...

Epilogue: The good news: Dialogue, civil rights, and peacebuilding

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...The Other or othering At the end of Chapter 1, we discussed the notion of the Other in the work of Emmanuel Levinas (1906–1995). For Levinas, the term signified that, as we stand before the Face of the Other, we should see other human...

Religion at Glencairn Museum: Past, Present, and Future

Religion in Museums : Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glencairn, the castle-like former home of Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn, was built in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, in a style based on medieval Romanesque architecture (Figure 27.1). Raymond (1885–1966) was the son of John Pitcairn...

Christian–Muslim Relations in the USA: A Postmodern Analysis after 9/11

Clinton Bennett

Clinton Bennett teaches at the State University of New York, New Paltz, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction: 9/11’s significance vis-à-vis Christian–Muslim relations in the USA In the United States and globally, 9/11 and the subsequent war on terror impacts Christian-Muslim relations. 9/11 refers to the destruction, by two hijacked...

Interreligious Dialogue as Lay, Institutional, and Academic: Muslim Perspectives

Khaleel Mohammed

Khaleel Mohammed is Professor of Religious Studies at San Diego State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction Not so long ago, it would have seemed that Nietzsche’s ominous foreboding about the death of God would prove to be true. The present, thus far, has proven otherwise. As Lord Jonathan Sacks has noted, religion...

Evangelical Congregants

Ashlee Quosigk

Ashlee Quosigk is a visiting scholar at the University of Georgia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Evangelicals : Conflicted on Islam

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Muhammed was a great guy. He was important for his people. He did amazing reform—for instance, for the rights of women. He helped his people turn from polytheism to serving the one true God. I think in the general term of a prophet, he...
...The decades following the Civil War in America witnessed the beginning of a shift in the relationship between Judaism and Christianity, and the emergence of new attitudes on the part of both liberal and conservative American Christians...