Religious revivalism in ninteenth-century Norway and twentieth-century Egypt: a critique of fudamentalism studies

The aim of this article is to challenge the idea that the current Islamist movements could fruitfully be considered to belong to a global category of fundamentalism. For this purpose it is necessary to criticize the most sophisticated attempts that have been made to argue for the existence of such a...

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Published in:Islam and Christian-Muslim relations
Main Author: Utvik, Bjørn Olav
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:Undetermined language
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Published: 2006
In:Islam and Christian-Muslim relations
Year: 2006, Volume: 17, Issue: 2, Pages: 143-157
Further subjects:B Jahrhundert, 20
B Protestant Church
B religious disputes
B Islam
B Norway
B century, 20th
B Fundamentalism
B Egypt
B Jahrhundert, 19
B Glaubensstreitigkeiten
B century, 19th
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Summary:The aim of this article is to challenge the idea that the current Islamist movements could fruitfully be considered to belong to a global category of fundamentalism. For this purpose it is necessary to criticize the most sophisticated attempts that have been made to argue for the existence of such a general phenomenon, with Islamism as one of its most prominent constituent parts.
ISSN:0959-6410
Contains:In: Islam and Christian-Muslim relations
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1080/09596410600604179