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Reinventing Islam

Elias Muhanna, 4 March 2021

The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History 
by Cemil Aydin.
Harvard, 293 pp., £16.95, April 2019, 978 0 674 23817 6
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... the idea of the caliphate returned – briefly – as a symbol of group feeling among Muslims. Cemil Aydin’s book explores this moment in the late 19th century, when Muslim revivalists and political activists began rallying around the faded office of the caliphate as part of a groundswell of pan-Islamic solidarity. The significance of that moment ...

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