Muslimist Cultural Orientations and Everyday Life
For religious orthodoxies—“orthodoxy” denoting a commitment to a sacred truth—religious truth, embodied in a theology and perceived to be objective, is not just a spiritual exercise. It also dictates arrangements of the mundane, providing the believer with a package of values, attitudes and beliefs through which she sees and understands the surrounding world, and fashions her conduct and way of life. As such, marked by radically different theological orientations and attitudes, Muslimist and Islamist orthodoxies also differ from each other in cultural orientations and temperaments; these differences are, again, remarkable.
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