Islam and the Alleged Incompatibility with Popular Culture

Pierre Hecker

Abstract


This paper critically reflects upon the alleged incompatibility of Islam and popular culture, the antipathy toward the study of popular culture in the field of Islamic studies, and the question of what it is that puts 'the popular' into culture.


Keywords


popular culture; Islamic studies; Islam and popular culture

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17192/meta.2017.7.6490