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Islams in Europe: Satellites or a Universe Apart?
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Introduction

We are the witnesses of a gradual historical transition within the last of the three great monotheistic religions. This gradual process, in which organised Islam adapts to the institutional requirements of the modern state, is taking place less than a century after the definitive settlement of the Catholic Church with European nation-states and two centuries after similar agreements with Jew…

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Jonathan Laurence, “Islams in Europe: Satellites or a Universe Apart?”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Stephanie Müssig, Egdūnas Račius, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Oliver Scharbrodt. Consulted online on 30 September 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_COM_07201402>
First published online: 2018



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