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Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Taraneh Wilkinson


Discussions of Turkish Islam are still frequently dominated by political considerations and dualistic paradigms: modern vs. traditional, secular vs. religious. Yet there exists a body of Muslim institutions in Turkey, Turkish theology faculties, or ilahiyat faculties, whose work cannot always be so easily reduced to political considerations or black and white paradigms. By taking Turkish theology up on its theological rather than political concerns, this book sheds light on complex Muslim theological voices already entangled in encounters with a largely Western and Christian modernity. Rather ... More

Keywords: Turkish Islam, Ilahiyat Faculties, Muslim Theology, Religious Pluralism, Modernity, Western Christianity, Muslim-Christian Relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474441537
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Taraneh Wilkinson, author
Georgetown University