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Islamic Cosmopolitanism: Muslim Minorities and Religious Pluralism in North America and Europe

  • Carl MorrisEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Lived Religion and Societal Challenges book series (PSLRSC)

Abstract

Liberal triumphalism now seems a distant memory, from a gilded age, as the seemingly inevitable march of ordained history has shuddered into contact with the stubborn reality of a complex world. While sounding in a different key, the underlying melodies would be as familiar to Kant, Marx or TH Marshall as they are to an audience from the present day: virulent nationalism, state power, geopolitical posturing, ethnic conflict, ideological exertion, economic division. So too with the accompanying counterpoint: solidarity, human rights, cosmopolitanism, universalism, social consciousness, internationalism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Central LancashirePrestonUK

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