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Politicization of Religion or Sacralization of Politics: Two Faces of Political Islam

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Further Reading

Fouad Ajami, In this Arab Time: The Pursuit of Deliverance (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2014).

Mohammed Ayoob, The Many Faces of Political Islam (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2007).

Joe Cochrane, "In a Nation of Muslims, Political Islam Is Struggling to Win Votes," New York Times, April 2014.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, "ISIS Is Losing Its Greatest Weapon: Momentum," Atlantic, January 6, 2015.

Kathy Gilsinan, "The ISIS Crackdown on Women, by Women," Atlantic, July 25, 2014.

Shadi Hamid, Temptations of Power (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

David D. Kirkpatrick, "Raising Questions within Islam after France Shooting," New York Times, January 8, 2015.

Bernard Lewis, "Islam and Liberal Democracy," Atlantic (February 1993).

Bernard Lewis, The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror (New York: Randon House, 2004).

Colum Lynch, "In Syria, the Enemy of an Enemy Is Still an Enemy," Foreign Policy, February 12, 2015.

Kenan Malik, "Radical Islam, Nihilist Rage," New York Times, January 3, 2015.

Bassam Tibi, The Challenge of Fundamentalism: Political Islam and the New World Disorder (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998).

Bassam Tibi, Islamism and Islam (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012).

Mustapha Tlili, "The Mirage of Political Islam," New York Times, June 3, 2014.

James Traub, "The World War Inside Islam," Foreign Policy, February 9, 2015.

Graeme Wood, "What ISIS Really Wants," Atlantic (March 2015).