SACRALIZATION OF THE STATE AND SECULAR NATIONALISM: FOUNDATIONS OF CIVIL RELIGION IN TURKEY by ProQuest

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                          SACRALIZATION OF THE STATE AND SECULAR
                                    NATIONALISM: FOUNDATIONS OF
                                         CIVIL RELIGION IN TURKEY

                                                                             TALIP KUCUKCAN*


   This Article will illustrate how secular nationalism has been
introduced as a source of collective identity and as a founding ide-
ology of the Turkish state vis-a-vis the Islamic legacy of the Otto-
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man Empire. This Article will also loc
								
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