Religious Conversions in the Mediterranean World (Islam and Nationalism)

Religious Conversions in the Mediterranean World (Islam and Nationalism)

By: Olivier Roy (editor), Nadia Marzouki (editor)Hardback

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While globalization undermines ideas of the nation-state in the Mediterranean, conversions reveal how religion can unsettle existing political and social relations. Through studies of conversions across the region this book examines the challenges that conversions represent for national, legal and policy ways of dealing with religious minorities.

About Author

Benoit Fliche, French Institute of Anatolian Studies, Turkey Fatiha Kaoues, sociologist Loic Le Pape, Centre Norbert Elias (EHESS - Marseille) and IREMAM (CNRS - Aix-en-Provence), France Nadia Marzouki, European University Institute, in the ReligioWest Programme Aurelien Mokoko Gampiot, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (GSRL), France Julie Picard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France Olivier Roy (1949) French National Centre for Scientific Research (since 1985) and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France Don Seeman, Emory University, USA Heather J. Sharkey, University of Pennsylvania, USA Chrystal Vanel, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, France


Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; Nadia Marzouki 1. Evangelicals in the Arab world: the Example of Lebanon; Fatiha Kaoues 2. Purifying the Soul and Healing the Nation, Conversions to Evangelical Protestantism in Algeria; Nadia Marzouki 3. Religious Mobilities in the City: African Migrants and New Christendom in Cairo; Julie Picard 4. Pentecostal Judaism and Ethiopian-Israelis; Don Seeman 5. Ambiguous Conversions: The Selective Adaptation of Religious Cultures in Colonial North Africa; Heather J. Sharkey 6. Converts at work: Confessing a conversion; Loic Le Pape 7. Being a Black Convert to Judaism in France; Aurelien Mokoko Gampiot 8. Converting to 'Mormonisms' in France: a Conversion both Religious and Cultural?; Chrystal Vanel 9. Participating Without Converting, the Case of Muslims Attending St. Anthony's Church in Istanbul; Benoit Fliche Conclusion; Olivier Roy Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781137004888
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 193
  • ID: 9781137004888
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1137004886

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