Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

224 Pages | 8 b/w Images

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190496029

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Muted Modernists

The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia

Madawi Al-Rasheed

  • A challenging reassessment of the received wisdom concerning the interaction of politics and religion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Challenges traditional notions of Saudi conservatism by highlighting the long tradition of engagement with modernism there
  • Author contests scholarly wisdom on Islamism in general

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