Visit our new site at http://contendingmodernities.nd.edu.
Does an increase in everyday piety through “brand Islam” simultaneously and necessarily weaken the authority of Islamic religious institutions? Read the full article »
The blend of fashion and tesettur has undermined the monotone divide of Islam and modernity, a divide that delineated how a Muslim female can (and should) live, what public spaces she can enter, and what activities she can take part in. Read the full article »
Widespread product "halalization" contributes to novel modes of self-described piety, yet implies a pro-consumptive “deregulation" of religion. Read the full article »
Newly empowered, US white nationalists straddle pre- or a-modern theology and Christianity, re-constructed and re-lived on internet forums and tv-shows of late-modernity. Willard tracks the contentions in the US white nationalist right through the lens of Arendt's "Origins of Totalitarianism". Read the full article »
MOCH NUR ICHWAN
Although non-Muslims are a small minority in Aceh, they are citizens too, and should have equal rights. Read the full article »