Fundamentalism: Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven

Fundamentalism: Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven

Fundamentalism is a phenomenon that has various forms and can be an essential part of ruling a country. In this book, Malise Ruthven investigates the historical, social, religious, political, and ideological roots of fundamentalism. He explains that fundamentalism is not just connected with religion but with other disciplines too.

The book covers the origins of fundamentalism, its connection to religion, and how it treats women and their rights. Ruthven also explores how nationalism makes fundamentalism more powerful and how politicians use religion to gain votes.

What I Liked

I love every book in the Very Short Introduction series – this is just another one of them. They are great for a trustworthy, well, very short introduction to a topic.

What I Did Not Like

Nothing – solid book.

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