Islam and the Alleged Incompatibility with Popular Culture

This paper critically reflects upon the alleged incompatibility of Islam and popular culture, the antipathy toward the study of popular culture in the field of Islamic studies, and the question of what it is that puts "the popular" into culture.

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments (Band 7)
Main Author: Hecker, Pierre
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2017
Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS)
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Online Access:6340
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Summary:This paper critically reflects upon the alleged incompatibility of Islam and popular culture, the antipathy toward the study of popular culture in the field of Islamic studies, and the question of what it is that puts "the popular" into culture.
ISSN:2196-629X
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2017.7.6490