chapter  7
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Shari’a and the future of secular Europe

ByJOCELYNE CESARI

Introduction The recognition of Muslim minorities in European and American societies, thrown into the media spotlight after 9/11 and the following attacks in Europe, has introduced debate over the compatibility of Islam with European norms. The controversy has crystallized more recently in the European concern over the imposition of shari’a law.