Abstract

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