By Pooyan Tamimi Arab
Sound doesn't admire public/private obstacles, and folks event sound viscerally. As such, the general public amplification of the azan, the decision to prayer, bargains a distinct chance to appreciate what's at stake in debates over spiritual toleration and secularism. The Netherlands have been one of the first ecu international locations to permit the amplification of the azan within the Nineteen Eighties, and Pooyan Tamimi Arab explores this as a case examine embedded in a broader historical past of Dutch spiritual pluralism.
The book offers a pointed critique of social theories that regard secularism as all-encompassing. whereas cultural varieties of secularism exclude Muslim rights to public worship, Amplifying Islam within the ecu Soundscape argues that political and constitutional secularism additionally allows Muslim calls for for amplifying calls to prayer. It lines how those exclusions and inclusions are effected via proposals for mosques, media debates, legislations and coverage, but in addition in negotiations at the floor among citizens, municipalities and mosques.
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