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Beyond sacred and secular : politics of religion in Israel and Turkey

Author: Sultan Tepe
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Comparing the politics of Judaism and Islam, this book demonstrates that common religious political party characteristics in Israel and Turkey can be as striking as their differences.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sultan Tepe
ISBN: 9780804758642 0804758646
OCLC Number: 963511287
Description: VIII, 413 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: @fmct: Contents @toc3: List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgments @toc2: Introduction Beyond Sacred and Secular: A Comparative Analysis of Religious Politics in Israel and Turkey @toc1: Part I Paradox of Modernity? The Conundrum of Religion in Politics @toc2: 1. Politics of Religion: Competing and Coalescing Conceptualizations 2. Religion in the Making of the Israeli and Turkish Nation- States: Incomplete Debates and Continuing Institutional Reformations @toc1: Part II Ideologues or Pragmatists? The Ideas and Ideologies of Religious Politics @toc2: 3. Representing the Sacred in Mundane Politics: The Ideologies and Leaders of Mafdal and Shas 4. Representing Islam in Secular Politics: The Ideologies and Leaders of the Nationalist Action, the National View, and the Justice and Development Parties @toc1: Part III The Popular Roots of Religious Parties @toc2: 5. Between Zionism and Judaism? Religious Party Supporters in Israel 6. Between Laicism and Islam? Religious Party Supporters in Turkey Conclusion Sacro-Secular Encounters: A Comparative Model of Religious Parties @toc3: Notes Index
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"Tepe's book greatly contributes to the discussion about the relationship between religion and secularity in the Nation States... The book is relevant to Social Science and History of the West Read more...

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