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Vann, Barry
Puritan Islam : the geoexpansion of the Muslim world / Barry A. Vann
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2011
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Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BP163 .V36 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Islam
Islamic fundamentalism
Religion and geography
Human geography
Physical Description 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-217) and index
Contents Qur'anic geotheology and other perspectives of Islam -- An emerging Muslim world -- Puritans' views of self and community -- Puritans' perception of unbelievers -- The sanctity of Allah's world -- Toward a theocratic nation -- American Islam's two communities -- The incommensurability of liberalism and puritan Islam -- Puritans' perception of the State of Israel -- Future geographies of Islam
Summary Explores the social, political, and cultural changes happening in Christian and increasingly secular Western countries as their populations expand with growing numbers of Muslim immigrants

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