By Jytte Klausen

The voices during this e-book belong to parliamentarians, urban councilors, medical professionals and engineers, a couple of professors, legal professionals and social staff, vendors of small companies, translators, and group activists. also they are all Muslims, who've determined to turn into engaged in political and civic firms. And hence, they always need to clarify themselves, as a rule with a view to say who they don't seem to be. they aren't fundamentalists, no longer terrorists, and so much don't aid the advent of Islamic non secular legislation in Europe--especially now not its software to Christians. This booklet is set who those everyone is, and what they need.

This e-book relies on 300 interviews with eu Muslim leaders from six eu international locations: Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, nice Britain, France, and Germany. The query of Islam in Europe isn't an issue of worldwide struggle and peace yet increases tough questions on the positions of Christianity and Islam in public existence, and approximately eu identities. Europe's Muslim political leaders usually are not aiming to overthrow liberal democracy and to interchange secular legislation with Islamic spiritual legislation. these are the positions of a minority. there isn't one Muslim place on how Islam should still improve in Europe yet many perspectives, and such a lot Muslims are really searching for how one can construct associations that would permit eu Muslims to perform their faith in a fashion that's suitable with social integration.

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