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Book: Orientalists, Islamists and the Global Public Sphere

Chapter: State, Science, Religion and Islam: Modern Europe Between Positivism and Christian Apology

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19733


Guided by my four analytical levels of the public sphere, this chapter will analyze the intellectual, social and political environment in which European scholars shaped the modern images of religion and Islam.

Chapter Contributors

  • Dietrich Jung ( - book-auth-564) 'University of Southern Denmark'