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Contents Introduction: Textbook Islam, Nation Building, and the Question of Violence Gregory Starrett, University of North Carolina, Charlotte and Eleanor A. Doumato, Brown University Egypt: Promoting Tolerance, Defending Against Islamism James A. Toronto, Brigham Young University & Muhammad S. Eissa, Brigham Young University Iran: A Shiite Curriculum to Serve the Islamic State Golnar Mehran, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran Jordan: Prescription for Obedience and Conformity Betty Anderson, Boston University Kuwait: Striving to Align Islam with Western Values Taghreed Alqudsi-Ghabra, Kuwait University Oman : Cultivating Good Citizens and Religious Virtue Mandana E. Limbert, Queens College, CUNY The Palestinian Authority: The Politics of Writing and Interpreting Curricula Genesis of a New Curriculum and Representations of Identity Nathan Brown, George Washington University Islam in the Unrevised Curriculum & a Conflict of Master Narratives Seif Da'Na, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Saudi Arabia: From "Wahhabi" Roots to Contemporary Revisionism Eleanor A. Doumato, Brown University Syria: Secularism, Arabism, and Sunni Orthodoxy Joshua Landis, University of Oklahoma Turkey: Sanctifying a Secular State Ozlem Altan, New York University Textbook Meanings and the Power of Interpretation: Gregory Starrett, University of North Carolina, Charlotte Conclusion: Tailor-Made Islam Eleanor A. Doumato and Gregory Starrett
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Islam -- Study and teaching -- Middle East.
Islamic religious education -- Middle East.
Islamic education -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Middle East.
Islam and state -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Politics and government.