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Islam, an American religion

Islam, an American religion

Author: Nadia Marzouki
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Series: Religion, culture, and public life
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The practice of Islam in the United States, spanning more than a century, has a contentious history that has escalated over the past decade. Debates have raged over Islam's articles of faith, especially within an American context, and its practitioners' intent. Some characterize these arguments as a clash between a white, evangelical majority and a Muslim minority, or they see it as evidence of the divide between  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Marzouki
ISBN: 9780231176804 0231176805
OCLC Number: 1020641114
Language Note: Translated from the French
Notes: Originaltitel: Islam, une religion américaine? (English)
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2019
Description: xiv, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Olivier Roy --
Introduction to the American edition: A Euro-American debate over Islam --
Muslim Americans : a religious minority like any other? --
The mosque controversies : moral offense and religious liberty --
The anti-Sharia movement --
The face of anti-Muslim populism --
Forcing the First Amendment : American exporting of religious freedom
Series Title: Religion, culture, and public life
Responsibility: Nadia Marzouki ; translated by C. Jon Delogu


Nadia Marzouki investigates how Islam has become so contentious in American politics. She argues that public controversies over Islam in the United States primarily reflect the American public's  Read more...


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Marzouki provides a unique approach to contemporary American political discourse surrounding Islam and documents vital results likely to remain relevant to readers in the United States and Europe for Read more...

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