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Salafi revolution in West Africa

  title={Salafi revolution in West Africa},
  author={Abdoulaye Sounaye},
© ZMO 2017 Abstract This paper discusses the ways in which a revolu­ tion inspired by Islam emerged in the few decades in West Africa, mainly through the intervention of Salafi actors, institutions, and reform practices. Salafism as an Islamic discourse became popular in the region at the end of the 20th century as Islam acquired a renewed interest and became a potent dis­ course, restructuring from within, formulating new political agendas and mobilising for social change and radical… Expand
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