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Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804775366

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.001.0001

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The Religio-Secular Continuum

The Religio-Secular Continuum

Reflections on the Religious Dimensions of Turkish Secularism

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(p.221) Chapter Eleven The Religio-Secular Continuum
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After Secular Law
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Markus Dressler

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0012

This chapter examines the secular and the religious in Turkey as a self-reaffirming “binary pair.” It describes Turkish laicism as a process, not of separation, but of the containment and subordination of religion by the state through law and the efforts of the Directorate for Religious Affairs. The DRA does not claim authority only as a state agency: it also projects its own understanding of shari'a law, Greek Orthodox devotional practices, and other religious matters.

Keywords:   Turkish laicism, Directorate for Religious Affairs, shari'a law, Greek Orthodox

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