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Professor Kristin Fabbe's New Book: Disciples of the State? Religion and State-Building in the Former Ottoman World

March 25, 2019

Alwaleed Program Steering Committee Member, Professor Kristin Fabbe, has released a new book! 

Disciples of the State?: Religion and State-Building in the Former Ottoman World

by Kristin Fabbe

Abstract

As the Ottoman Empire crumbled, the Middle East and Balkans became the site of contestation and cooperation between the traditional forces of religion and the emergent machine of the sovereign...

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Panelists Discuss Faith and Activism at Harvard’s Institute of Politics

January 30, 2019

 

By Ruth Zheng, Crimson Staff Writer

Religious leaders and activists spoke in praise of unity across diversity and tackled questions about the intersection of faith and activism at an Institute of Politics panel Wednesday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell W. Brooks moderated the event, titled “Moral Resistance: When Faith and Activism Meet in the Streets." Panelists included Harvard Muslim Chaplain Khalil Abdur-Rashid; the Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, professor of the...

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