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Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: John Valk, Halis Albayrak, Mualla Selçuk
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-31 - Publisher: Springer

This book is a journey into the heart of an Islamic worldview. It asks challenging questions of far-reaching consequence, addressing matters such as the Qur’an and revelation; rituals and symbols embraced; nature of God, of humans, and of our knowing; dignity of the human, sacredness of life, and more. It
Worldviews
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: John Valk
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-14 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book investigates the concept of worldview, in its numerous aspects, and how worldviews impact, shape, and influence individuals, communities, societies, and cultures. It explores various worldviews—religious, spiritual, and secular—using a comprehensive approach to highlight their breadth, depth, and scope. John Valk argues that everyone has a worldview, and that
Islamic Political Identity in Turkey
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: M. Hakan Yavuz
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In November of 2002, the Justice and Development Party swept to victory in the Turkish parliamentary elections. Because of the party's Islamic roots, its electoral triumph has sparked a host of questions both in Turkey and in the West: Does the party harbor a secret Islamist agenda? Will the new
Islamic Literature in Contemporary Turkey
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: K. Cayir
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-16 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the changing understandings of Islam by focusing on the Islamist movement's production of literary fiction since the early 1980s. By focusing on Islamic literary narratives of the period, this study introduces issues of change, space, history and analytical relation that are excluded by the essentialist reading of
Worldviews
Language: en
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Authors: John Valk
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature

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