Announcing the August 2019 issue of Critical Research on Religion (Volume 7, Number 2)

Table of Contents:


  • “Preaching as master’s discourse. A Foucauldian interpretation of Lutheran pastoral power”
    by Jouni Tilli
  • “The dark side of religious individualism: A Marcusian exploration”
    by James V Spickard
  • “Sacred realms in virtual worlds: The making of Buddhist spaces in Second Life”
    by Jessica M Falcone
  • Symposium – Critical Islam: On Irfan Ahmad’s Religion as Critique:
  • “Introduction: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace”
    by Yunus Doğan Telliel
  • “What was enlightenment?”
    by Gil Anidjar
  • “Critique in translation”
    by Mayanthi Fernando
  • “Trolling for exemplars of Islamicate critique”
    by Bruce B Lawrence
  • “Critique, Naqd, Orthodoxy”
    by Nada Moumtaz
  • “Reply to Anidjar, Fernando, Lawrence, and Moumtaz”
    by Irfan Ahmad

Book Reviews:

  • “Murat Akan, The Politics of Secularism: Religion, Diversity, and Institutional Change in France and Turkey”
    by Çağdaş Dedeoğlu
  • “Z. Fareen Parvez (ed), Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India”
    by Fatemeh Kamali Chirani
  • “Ahmad S. Dallal, Islam Without Europe: Traditions of Reform in Eighteenth Century Islamic Thought”
    by Simon Ross Valentine