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Lang Matl
Author Asad, Talal.

Title Formations of the secular : Christianity, Islam, modernity / Talal Asad.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  BL2747.8 .A75 2003    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  BL2747.8.A75 2003    Available
Description 269 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Cultural memory in the present
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What might an anthropology of secularism look like? -- Thinking about agency and pain -- Reflections on cruelty and torture -- Redeeming the "human" through human rights -- Muslims as a "religious minority" in Europe -- Secularism, nation state, religion -- Reconfigurations of law and ethics in colonial Egypt.
Subject Secularism.
Islam and politics.
Christianity and politics.
ISBN 9780804747684