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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 w…

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Jonathan Laurence, “Islams in Europe: Satellites or a Universe Apart?”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_COM_07201402>
First published online: 2018



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