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The Sectarian

Andrew Picken

The Sectarian

or, The church and the meeting-house

by Andrew Picken

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Published by Henry Colburn in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25493140M

Focusing on three Gulf states affected most by sectarian tensions—Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait—Wehrey identifies the factors that have exacerbated or tempered sectarianism, including domestic political institutions, the media, clerical establishments, and the contagion effect of external regional events, such as the Iraq war, the "Toby Matthiesen's Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn't is an important book. It serves as both an eyewitness account to the initial phase of the Arab Spring, as demands for reform cascaded across parts of the Gulf states, and an analysis of how and why the regional counterrevolution succeeded in isolating and.

The sectarian studies drawn together in these pages were written at various times over the last decade and a half. They constitute research and analysis into various facets of the sectarian phenomenon --a phenomenon growing in importance in contemporary society. As the Middle East descends ever deeper into violence and chaos, 'sectarianism' has become a catch-all explanation for the region's troubles. The turmoil is attributed to 'ancient sectarian differences', putatively primordial forces that make violent conflict intractable. In media and policy discussions, sectarianism has come to possess trans-historical causal power.

the space for sectarian violence and warfare during testing periods of conflict and tumult. In doing so, it examines how national, sectarian, and non-sect, sub-state. Sectarian Violence: The Liverpool Experience, an Aspect of Anglo-Irish History Frank Neal Manchester University Press, - History - pages.


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An Iranian flag flies at the Sorough oil field in (Raheb Homavandi/Reuters) A new book on the Sunni–Shia conflict makes clear that the steady radicalization of sectarian difference in the. Long a taboo topic, as well as one that has alarmed outside powers, sectarian conflict in the Middle East is on the rise.

The contributors to this book examine sectarian politics in the Persian Gulf, including the GCC states, Yemen, Iran and Iraq, and consider the origins and con- sequences of sectarianism broadly construed, as it affects ethnic, tribal and religious groups.4/5(1). Sectarian definition is - of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect or sectarian.

How to use sectarian The Sectarian book a sentence. As popular uprisings spread across the Middle East, popular wisdom often held that the Gulf States would remain beyond the fray.

In Sectarian Gulf, Toby Matthiesen paints a very different picture, offering the first assessment of the Arab Spring across the region. With first-hand accounts of events The Sectarian book Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, Matthiesen tells the story of the early protests.

The book is a decent analysis of the Shia-Sunni violence in Pakistanand some important developments in Pakistan in the context of the Iran-Saudi Arabia sectarian rivalryespecially after the Iranian Revolution of /5.

MidWest Book Review The book is chock-full of insights and a deeply nuanced understanding of regional Shiite-Sunni tensions and is a fine addition to other recent treatments of the subject. Middle East Quarterly In this magisterial account, Fred Wehrey goes a long way in demystifying and dissecting the issue of sectarianism in the Gulf.

Define sectarian. sectarian synonyms, sectarian pronunciation, sectarian translation, English dictionary definition of sectarian. adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect. Adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; partisan.

Narrow-minded. Sectarianism in the Middle East Increasingly, policy decisions are being made based on the assump-tions that the Middle East is riven by a purely dualistic sectarian war between Sunni and Shi’a Muslims, that sectarian identity is immu-table, and that the underlying sectarian problems in the region are intractable.

Question: "What is sectarianism?" Answer: To be sectarian is to possess a limited range of interest, purpose, or scope, or to be devoted to a particularly narrow tradition or belief system. The word sectarianism comes from the root sect, from which also comes the word section.

Often, religious or political groups split into smaller “sections” called “sects.” Ideological conflicts can. ‘Sectarian conflict is the deliberate consequence of foreign intervention.’ ‘Their focus has been on Kashmir or on domestic sectarian violence.’ ‘Access to the school had been the focus of a bitter sectarian dispute last year lasting over four months.’.

sectarian meaning: 1. caused by or feeling very strong support for the religious or political group that you are a. Learn more. Sectarian violence and/or sectarian strife is a form of communal violence which is inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of an ideology or religion within a nation/community.

Religious segregation often plays a role in sectarian violence. Sectarian violence in Iraq is a recurring issue throughout the history of the region, since the modern borders of Iraq were mostly demarcated in by the League of country, as established, was immediately home to a variety of religious and cultural groups that have clashed as power has ebbed back and forth between them.

‘Sectarianism in Iraq is a timely examination of an under-researched and controversial topic that continues to play a central role in shaping the country’s future.

The book’s stated aim is to provide the first concerted attempt to analyse the nature of sectarian relations and identities in Iraq. This book trenchantly challenges the lazy use of ‘sectarianism’ as a magic-bullet explanation for the region’s ills, focusing on how various conflicts in the Middle East have morphed from non-sectarian (or cross-sectarian) and nonviolent movements into sectarian wars.

For some analysts, more than the Saudi-Iran proxy war or the Afghan Jihad or the Irani revolution, it was the Islamabad Accord which signalled the start of. InYale University published a book on the Gospel of Matthew that is sure to rock some boats: Matthew within Sectarian Judaism, written by John can purchase the book from the publisher here.

Kampen is probably best known for his work on the Dead Sea Scrolls, which makes this book especially interesting – here Matthew’s Gospel is viewed, as the title suggests, as an. Sectarian Politics in the Gulf Book Summary: One of Foreign Policy's Best Five Books ofchosen by Marc Lynch of The Middle East Channel Beginning with the invasion of Iraq and concluding with the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, Frederic M.

Wehrey investigates the roots of the Shi'a-Sunni divide now dominating the Persian Gulf's political landscape. Sectarian Review. likes 13 talking about this. A podcast of cultural criticism. Art, culture, movies, politics, and religion. If you love your institutions, let them burn.

Summary • Sectarian violence between Sunni Deobandi and Shia Muslims in Pakistan has escalated in re - cent years. Most of this violence is perpetrated by local networks, but the sectarian phenomenon also has important ties to regional security dynamics and transnational terrorist networks.

s. The sectarian polarization in Bahrain or Syria has followed very similar patterns to the Islamist-secularist polarization in Egypt and Tunisia. Responding to these sectarian tensions by embracing authoritarian states, focusing on religious authorities or exegesis, or promoting cross-sectarian reconciliation will miss the Size: 1MB.Sectarian is a word to describe something having to do with smaller groups or sects.

Sectarian violence, for example, would describe violence that has erupted between conflicting groups or sects.

Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, Ussama Makdisi shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. His study challenges those who have viewed sectarian violence as an Islamic response to westernization or simply as a product of social and economic inequities among religious groups.