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Between sect and state in Lebanon: religious leaders at the interface

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Muslim communities in Lebanon have developed radically new institutions of religious leadership since the advent of the confessional state. These leaderships were created or refined over the course of Lebanon's first five decades (1920s–1970s), often building on pre-existing institutional norms but shaped by common patterns of integration into a state-centric system of confessional representation. Such institutions have played a key role in representing and reinforcing the sectarianisation...

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Peer reviewed
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10.2979/jims.1.1.02

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Theology Faculty
Subgroup:
Theology and Religion
Publisher:
Indiana University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2016-05-31
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ISSN:
2470-7066
Pubs id:
pubs:864477
URN:
uri:e745e625-6b9b-40c3-85d6-b8eb47ac267e
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uuid:e745e625-6b9b-40c3-85d6-b8eb47ac267e
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pubs:864477

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