par Zaytseva, Anna
Référence Gosudarstvo, Religiia, Tserkov' v Rossii i za Rubezhom, 34, 2, page (281-309)
Publication Publié, 2016
Article révisé par les pairs
Résumé : The article is fieldwork-based and is devoted to the study of social cohesion in the context of co-existence of various Muslim communities in a Dagestani village. The article explores social aspects of religious confrontations emerged around an episode of forced dismissal of a village imam who was accused of belonging to the Wahhabi network. The author analyses narratives around the imam, who is the central figure of the conflict, the main line of respective religious divide, and the flexibility of the boundaries between various groups/communities. As a conclusion, the article identifies preconditions of intensification of religious solidarity, its particular normative, cultural, and political dimensions.