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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

discontent among Sidon's Sunni populace and can be classified as a “new social movement” ( Wiktorowicz 2004 ) that campaigned for the restoration of Sunnis’ dignity and honor. The Assir movement's urban pathway was shaped by the expansion of Salafism from its

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Le salafisme quiétiste en France

Un exemple d’apolitisme militant ?

Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

Le salafisme (al-Salafiyya) fait écho à une croyance sociale en vertu de laquelle la religion musulmane ne saurait être « authentiquement » comprise en dehors de la médiation des premières générations de croyants, celle des « Sages Anciens » (al-Salaf

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Islam, Travel, and Learning

A Case Study on Indonesian Muslim Student Diasporas in Saudi Arabia

Sumanto Al Qurtuby

center in the city that follows the tradition of Islamic Salafism. Accordingly, it is not surprising that he joined a Salafi group of Indonesian students in the kingdom and wears a Salafi-type robe. His main academic and research interests, however, are

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

Salafism, ideologically, economically, and militarily. This view of economic and political or territorial agendas feeds into a broader narrative of Mali’s strategic position that is accepted by many educated Malians (see Whitehouse 2017 ). 4 Similar

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Commitment, Convergence, Alterity

Muslim-Christian Comparison and the Politics of Distinction in the Netherlands

Daan Beekers

been raised in. For both, the orientation toward a committed religious life was shaped by transnational revivalist movements—Salafism and evangelicalism, respectively—with which they grew familiar during their adolescence. These movements also

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

’ Islam, that is, Salafism. For comparative purposes J. D. Y.’s (2016a: 10) argument moves from Yorubaland, “where Pentecostalism is strong, Salafism weak, and interfaith relations peaceable,” to northern Nigeria, where Salafism is strong and interfaith

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Myra Marx Ferree, Jeffrey Luppes, Randall Newnham, David Freis, David N. Coury, Carol Hager, and Angelika von Wahl

evidence.” (107) The final chapter looks at the rise of Salafism and the appeal of fundamentalism for immigrants and converts to Islam alike. Important in this regard, she emphasizes, is the fact that Salafi Islam seeks to bypass questions of national

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Tricking Time, Overthrowing a Regime

Reining in the Future in the Yemeni Youth Revolution

Ross Porter

political office. Furthermore, the Houthis vehemently oppose what they see as Saudi hegemony in Yemen (an opposition which is by no means exclusive to them), along with what they see as the infiltration of Salafism in their home governorate of Sa‘da and the

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Othello in Oman

Aḥmad al-Izkī’s Fusion of Shakespeare and Classical Arab Epic

Katherine Hennessey

resurgent Salafism, which institute discriminatory hierarchies of race, sect and gender and evaluate human character in terms of adherence to a rigidly defined system of religious beliefs and practices. 44 Such constructs effectively equate being Arab with

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Sectarianism and Recognition in Iraq

From Consociationalism to Deliberation?

Nicolas Pirsoul

product of a fusion between the radical Sunni theological currents of Wahhabism/Salafism – which rejects vehemently any current within Islam that does not adhere to its radical and literal interpretation of Islamic scriptures (and especially the Shias