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The Clash Of Modernities: The Islamist Challenge To Jewish, Turkish, And Arab Nationalists, Khaldoun Samman Nov 2010

The Clash Of Modernities: The Islamist Challenge To Jewish, Turkish, And Arab Nationalists, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

Professor Samman’s latest book, Clash of Modernities: The Islamist Challenge to Jewish, Turkish and Arab Nationalism was released in December 2010. Samman challenges Eurocentric theorists who peddle the clash of civilization thesis by demonstrating that what in fact is clashing are not civilizational differences but rather a number of modernist discourses that are all trapped in a discursive tradition that has its origins in colonial modernity. This book argues that to understand the Middle East we must also understand how the West produced a temporal narrative of world history in which westerners placed themselves on top and all others ...


Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman Aug 2010

Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

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Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2009

Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

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Cities Of God And Nationalism: Mecca, Jerusalem, And Rome As Contested Sacred World Cities, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2006

Cities Of God And Nationalism: Mecca, Jerusalem, And Rome As Contested Sacred World Cities, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

Far from spawning an age of tolerance, modernity has created the social basis of division and exclusion. This book elaborates this provocative claim as it explores the rich but divided histories of three cities located at the crossroads of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Many observers presume that violence is built into these sacred cities because their citizens cling to religious or cultural ideals of some archaic age; only when this history is overcome can citizens enter a new age of brotherhood. Samman persuades us to refocus our attention on modernity, which has instilled troubling dilemmas from the outside. He shows ...


“Assimilating To Power In Two Different World-Systems: An Analysis Of Paul And Herzl”, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2005

“Assimilating To Power In Two Different World-Systems: An Analysis Of Paul And Herzl”, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

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“Towards A Non-Essentialist Pedagogy Of ‘Islam’”, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2004

“Towards A Non-Essentialist Pedagogy Of ‘Islam’”, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.