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Forgiveness WorkMercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Arzoo Osanloo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Iran's criminal courts are notorious for meting out severe sentences—according to Amnesty International, the country has the world's highest rate of capital punishment per capita. Less known to ... More

Rediscovering the Islamic ClassicsHow Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition

Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition

Ahmed El Shamsy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691174563
eISBN:
9780691201245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174563.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Islamic book culture dates back to late antiquity, when Muslim scholars began to write down their doctrines on parchment, papyrus, and paper and then to compose increasingly elaborate analyses of, ... More

TerrifiedHow Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Christopher A. Bail

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159423
eISBN:
9781400852628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In July 2010, Terry Jones, the pastor of a small fundamentalist church in Florida, announced plans to burn two hundred Qur'ans on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Though he ended up ... More

Young IslamThe New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Avi Max Spiegel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. This book takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support—a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular ... More

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