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The Ak Party in Turkey

Ibrahim Kalin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 9208 words.

I assure you I do not aim at singularity. I give you opinions which have been accepted amongst us, from

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Al-Jama‘a Al-Islamiya and the Al-Jihad Group in Egypt

Nael Shama.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 7028 words.

Introduction

This essay looks into modern militant Islamic groups in Egypt. Looking into the history and development of modern jihadist

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Al-Qaida and Its Affiliates

Jason Burke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 7024 words.

Al-Qaida

Even a decade after the attacks of September 11 2001 and nearly a quarter of a century since it

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5. Definitions, types, domains

Barry Stephenson.

in Ritual

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology and Anthropology of Religion; Customs and Traditions; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 5010 words.

The word “ritual” is used in three different, though related, ways. First, ritual is conceived as a kind of action. Second, ritual is a cultural domain, arena, stage, or field, in and out...

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Hamas in the Palestinian Territories

Beverley Milton-Edwards.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5789 words.

Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement (Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyyah) founded in the Palestinian territories in 1988, is generally described as

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Hasan Al-Turabi

Peter Woodward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5392 words.

Introduction

Hasan al-turabi has been one of the most controversial figures in the Muslim world in the past half century.

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Hassan Al-Banna

Ahmad Moussalli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 8217 words.

This essay focuses on Hasan al-Banna’s religious and political discourse, which still provides substantive ideological foundations for the Muslim Brotherhood

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Hizbullah in Lebanon

Bassel F. Salloukh and Shoghig Mikaelian.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 8245 words.

No organization better symbolized the rise of Islamist politics in the 1980s than Lebanon’s Hizbullah. Labeled a terrorist organization by

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Introduction

Barry Stephenson.

in Ritual

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology and Anthropology of Religion; Customs and Traditions; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 1170 words.

The ‘Introduction’ asks what is ritual? Is ritual useful? What are the various kinds of ritual? It suggests that to think about ritual is to reflect on human nature, sociality, and culture....

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Iran’s Islamic Republic

William O. Beeman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5855 words.

Washington politicians and the press have cultivated, among Americans, the impression that Iran is a “theocracy” with no democratic institutions.

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