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Simon Wolfgang Fuchs: Proper Signposts for the Camp: The Reception of Classical Authorities in the Ǧihādī Manual al-ʿUmda fī Iʿdād al-ʿUdda. Würzburg: Ergon 2011. 155 S. ISBN 978-3-89913-834-4. € 28,–.

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1 See also M. Cook: Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong. Cambridge 2000, mainly pp. 427–502.

2 A. Layish: “The Contribution of the Modernists to the Secularization of Islamic Law.” In: Middle Eastern Studies 14.3 (1978), pp. 263–277; D. Commins: Islamic Reform: Politics and Social Change in Late Ottoman Syria. Oxford 1990, mainly pp. 25–26; I. Weismann: Taste of Modernity: Sufism, Salafiyya and Arabism in Late Ottoman Damascus. Leiden 2001, mainly pp. 243–248, 258–260, 263–279, 293–296.

3 See also a recent academic work which reaffirms Ibn Taymiyya's influence on modern radical Islamist thought. D. Lev: Radical Islam and the Revival of Medieval Theology. Cambridge 2012.


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