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    • Zakat : A Convergence of Religion and Politics 

      Stefl, Katharine (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2009)
      The author asks if Islamic nations have a tendancy toward welfare states due to the basic Muslim prescription for the giving of alms or "zakat." The author begins discussing the political and religious practice of zakat. ...
    • Zionism, Liberation and Religion: Gush Emunim and the Palestinian Theology of Liberation 

      Taylor, Philip (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2006)
      This paper examines two religious groups intimately involved with today’s conflict in Israel and Palestine. It compares the messianic fundamentalism of Gush Emunim, a fringe group of Israeli Jews responsible for settling ...