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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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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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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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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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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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Portrait

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