Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Divine Name

By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst (An article in the Danish newspaper Jyllandssposten 26th of April 1998 by the same author re-written in English.) In an article in the Danish newspaper Jyllandsposten 22.03 Bachelor of Divinity Henning Astrup presents his opinion on the … Continue reading

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Islam and laicism in Turkey

By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst, Istanbul 2002 (Translated 2007) When people in the West discuss Islam they usually discuss its classical version as it appears in the Quran and Islamic law. Muslims in Turkey, however, cannot be lumped together with Muslims from … Continue reading

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THE BACKGROUND FOR THE RESURGE OF ISLAMIC SELF-ASSERTION IN TURKEY

This paper was written in 2002 in connection with a research project at the Bosperus University in Istanbul. While some of the observations may be outdated, the subject still has some interest to students of Middle Eastern affairs. Jorgen Christensen-Ernst … Continue reading

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