Arpan Roy is an anthropologist and multidisciplinary scholar of Islam. He is a research associate in the Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
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Islam and a Fragmented Civilization
“Islam” is not only a religion; it is also a cultural ethos and disposition — even a “civilization,” of which Islam the religion is only one part. People don’t necessarily need to be Muslim — devout, practicing or otherwise — to have adopted aspects of “Islamic” culture.