Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey : A Hermeneutic Reconsideration (Yale Studies in Hermeneutics)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/11/1998 - Yale University Press
By: Andrew Davison
In this new interpretation of the modernization and secularization of Turkey, Andrew Davison demonstrates the usefulness of hermeneutics in political analysis. A hermeneutic approach, he argues, is essential in understanding the complex relations between politics and religion in post-Ottoman Turkey--and, more broadly, between politics and matters of culture throughout the modern world.