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The Chimera of a State for the Qur’an

Wael B. Hallaq, The Impossible State. Islam, Politics, and Modernity's Moral Predicament, Columbia University Press, New York 2013

31/07/2015 | Martino Diez

Antagonism Between Islamists and Non-Secular State

Jocelyne Cesari, The Awakening of Muslim Democracy. Religion, Modernity, and the State, Cambridge University Press, New York 2014

31/07/2015 | Michele Brignone

The Saudi Dynasty: in the End It Has Always Won

Bernard Haykel, Thomas Hegghammer and Stéphane Lacroix (eds), Saudi Arabia in Transition. Insights on Social, Political, Economic and Religious Change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015

31/07/2015 | Chiara Pellegrino

Sparks Between the Religious and Secular Modernity

Slavoj Žižek, Islam and modernity: blasphemous reflections, Ponte alle Grazie, Milan 2015.

31/07/2015 | Paolo Monti

Redemption of the Syriac Memory

Joseph Yacoub, Qui s’en souviendra? 1915: le génocide assyro-chaldéo-syriaque, Cerf, Paris, 2014

31/07/2015 | Paolo Maggiolini

Fear’s Colours

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31/07/2015 | Emma Neri

Iraq’s Christians: ‘Evil has no future. Good is victorious’

Author: Louis Sako
Editor: Bayard, Paris 2015

“Ne nous oubliez pas !” Le SOS du patriarche des chrétiens d’Iraq, Preface by Cardinal Philippe Barbarin

11/05/2015 | Marialaura Conte

There is no Temptation without Gifts

Élie Barnavi, Les religions meurtières; William T. Cavanaugh, in Le Mythe de la violence religieuse

08/04/2015 | Jean Duchesne

Religious Repertoires and Political Practice

Michael Cook, Ancient Religions, Modern Politics. The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective, Princeton University Press, Princeton-Oxford, 2014

08/04/2015 | Michele Brignone

Hadîths: A Key for Reading Today’s Islam

Jonathan Brown, Hadith. Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Oneworld, Oxford, 2009).

08/04/2015 | Chiara Pellegrino

Three directions to explore the Quran

Mehdi Azaiez (ed.) with Sabrina Mervin, Le Coran. Nouvelles approches (CNRS Éditions, Paris, 2013)

08/04/2015 | Martino Diez

Muslim Publishers Scrutinized

Michel Younès (dir.), L'Islam en France au miroir des éditions Tawhîd, (Profac, Lyon, 2014)

08/04/2015 | Ines Peta

The Attraction of Evil. Which Does not Have the Last Word.

Nothing that reality throws at us is too challenging for the cinema. In man’s relationship with religion it has found a uniquely complex subject of which to treat. Especially when such relationship appears sick, having strayed towards violent practices both the causes and the effects of which are calling out to be investigated.

08/04/2015 | Ivan Maffeis*

Arkoun and the Passion for Arab Humanism

Author: Sylvie Arkoun
Editor: Puf, Paris, 2014

Les vies de Mohammed Arkoun

18/03/2015 | Paolo Branca

With Isis, because I love death more than you love life

Author: Dounia Bouzar
Editor: Les Editions de l'Atelier, Ivry-sur-Seine, 2014

Ils cherchent le paradis, ils ont trouvé l’enfer

04/03/2015 | Marialaura Conte

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