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American Coverage of Immigration, Islam, and Identity in the UK and the Netherlands

Elizabeth Poole.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 6481 words.

This article explores how American journalists cover religion in Europe, where issues of faith and church-state relations lead to differing interpretations of religio-ethnic news events, by...

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American Islamic Communities

Jane I. Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Islam. 3117 words.

Muslims who live in regions such as Europe and the United States that are outside the sphere of dominant Islamic culture face a steady array of choices. Underlying the lifestyle decisions...

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Anglican Relations with Islam

Michael Nazir-Ali.

in The Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies

October 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 7941 words.

Anglican relations with Islam and with Muslims are rooted in the long history of Christian contact with the world of Islam. There has been mutual recognition and cooperation during the...

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Arab Islamic Societies

Saad Ibrahim and Richard C. Martin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Islam. 3384 words.

Islam is often identified as the religion of Arabs, and Arabs are commonly assumed to be Muslims. Today, the majority of Muslims live east of Karachi, Pakistan—far from Arab lands. For all...

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Belgium

Farid El Asri and Nadia Fadil.

in The Oxford Handbook of European Islam

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 19593 words.

This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of the literature on Islam in Belgium since the early 1980s. It argues that this interdisciplinary field of study is largely typified by a...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ahmet Alibašić.

in The Oxford Handbook of European Islam

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 23443 words.

This chapter surveys the state of knowledge on six key topics of studies on Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina: the Islamization process, the encounter of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) with...

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Bulgaria

Antonina Zhelyazkova.

in The Oxford Handbook of European Islam

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 23801 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the state of knowledge on Islam and Muslim communities in Bulgaria. Since 1989, an extensive body of literature has been produced, mainly in fields of...

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Chinese Islamic Communities

Dru C. Gladney.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Islam; East Asian Religions. 2828 words.

There are almost twenty million Muslims in China, constituting a diverse community that is both multi-ethnic and, within Islam, multi-religious. There are ten official Muslim nationalities...

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Conclusion

Jocelyne Cesari.

in The Oxford Handbook of European Islam

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Interfaith Relations. 1922 words.

By reflecting on the different contributions in the handbook, the conclusion discusses the problematic arguments surrounding the existence of a “European Islam” and unearths misconceptions....

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European Islam

Amila Buturovic.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Islam. 3930 words.

European and Islamic cultures began to interact—volatilely—as early as the seventh century, mainly along the southern borders of the Byzantine Empire and in the Iberian Peninsula. Islam is...

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