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Islam

  • By: Bassam Tibi
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Islam has been a global religious tradition from its inception. Although some Western scholars speak of recent “globalized Islam,” there exists a connection between Islam, as a civilization with universal claims, and the reality it established on global structures in the ...

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