Speaking for Islam: religious authorities in Muslim societies /

Who speaks for Islam? To whom do Muslims turn when they look for guidance? To what extent do individual scholars and preachers exert religious authority, and how can it be assessed? The upsurge of Islamism has lent new urgency to these questions, but they have deeper roots and a much longer history,...

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Other Authors: Krämer, Gudrun.
Schmidtke, Sabine.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series:Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia ; v. 100.
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University of Illinois at Springfield

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Call Number: BP165.7 .S64 2006eb
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