Abstract

The book includes the following articles:Muslim 'Culture' and the European Tribe -- Islamism and the Arabs -- The Discourse of Cultural Authenticity -- Arab Nationalism and Islamism -- Islamist Revivalism and Western Ideologies -- Utopia in Islamic Political Thought -- Wahhabite Polity -- Islamic Studies and the European Imagination -- The Religious and the Secular in Contemporary Arab Life -- Culturalism, Grand Narrative of Capitalism Exultant -- Muslim Modernism and the Canonical Text.