Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah

  title={Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah},
  author={Henry Lee Munson},
  journal={Middle East Journal},
  • H. Munson
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Middle East Journal
Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah, by Olivier Roy. New York: Columbia University Press, in association with the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Paris, 2004. xi + 340 pages. Index to p. 349. $29.50. Olivier Roy devotes much of Globalized Islam to the distinction between what he calls "Islamism" and "neofundamentalism." He argues that Islamist movements tend to seek power in specific countries and have become increasingly nationalistic. Neofundamentalist movements, on… 
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