Islamism and Islam. By Bassam Tibi. Yale University Press, pp. $ . Purchase. Tibi, a German Muslim of Syrian descent, describes himself as an. Drawing on research in twenty Islamic countries over three decades, Tibi describes Islamism as a political ideology based on a reinvented. Islamism and Islam has 27 ratings and 2 reviews. Shaqer said: Bassam Tibis analysis would be difficult to understand for people who don’t understand the.

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The peaceful, pluralistic, tolerant Islam which Professor Tibi describes is the Islam of non-practicing Muslims. Selected pages Title Page. Despite Tibi’s baffling fondness for Islam, he is very critical of western scholars who advocate that Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is somehow pro-democratic and peace oriented.

Bernard rated it really liked it Aug 17, Taqiyya also explains why there is no fatwa on Professor Tibi’s head. Heather marked it as to-read Nov 17, Tibi’s concluding chapter applies elements of Hannah Arendt’s theory to identify Islamism as a totalitarian ideology.


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Renanda Yafi rated it really liked it Apr 19, Beatrice Marovich marked it as to-read Jul 21, He has no kind words for either Prof. In separate chapters devoted to the major features of Islamism, he discusses the Islamist vision of state order, the centrality of antisemitism in Islamist ideology, Islamism’s incompatibility with democracy, the reinvention of jihadism as terrorism, the invented tradition of shari’a law as constitutional order, and the Islamists’ confusion of the concepts of authenticity and cultural purity.

While I am a devout follower of Islamo-realists R. Simon marked it as to-read Oct 08, Bassam Tibis analysis would be difficult to understand for people who don’t understand the culture and history of the middle east.

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This is a book review about Tibi’s book, not about Islam. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Gert Jan rated it it was amazing May 05, Abu Mujhim rated it liked it Sep 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Daniel Campbell marked islamsim as to-read Sep 22, Happy Susanto rated it really liked baassam Jan 19, Start reading Islamism and Islam on your Kindle in under a minute.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Buy the selected items together This item: Tibi acknowledges that the jihadist-Islamists base their ideology from their “misunderstanding” readings of the peace-oriented teachings of the Islsm. LPenting marked it as to-read May 11, A clear exposition of the contents of Koran and Koranic Law.

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Please try again later. Counterinsurgent added it Aug 17, Explore the Home Gift Guide. Why do Islamic clerics let Professor Tibi pretend that the messages in the Qu’ran, the Hadith, and the Islamjsm of the Traveler, the Islamic holy sources, are so vulnerable to misinterpretation?

Political Islam, World Politics and Europe: In this important and illuminating book, Bassam Tibi, a senior scholar yibi Islamic politics, provides a corrective to this dangerous gap in our understanding.