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Islamic Thought in China: Sino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 21st Century

Jonathan Lipman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402279
eISBN:
9781474422468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The eight essays in this volume, written by scholars from six countries, narrate the continuing translations and adaptations of Islam and Muslims within Chinese culture through the writings of ... More


Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Kristian Petersen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the contours of the Han Kitab tradition through discussing the works of some of its brightest luminaries in order to identify and explicate pivotal transitions in Sino-Muslim ... More


Introduction

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The primary objective of this introduction is to establish the key theoretical concerns that are examined through the Han Kitab body of literature. The text defines the analytical boundaries of this ... More


History of the Development of the Sino-Muslim Community: The Roles of Language, Authority, and Locality

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 1 sketches a brief history of Muslims in China to aid in understanding the development of Sino-Islamic scholarship and the shifting contours of this tradition. The establishment of local ... More


Tradition and the Shaping of Sino-Muslim Intellectuals

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 2 offers a brief examination of the notion of tradition and narrativity in structuring discursive preferences and patterns. The chapter explores the creation and consumption of tradition as ... More


Routes of the Hajj Pilgrimage: Belief, Practice, and Performance

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the construction of the idea of pilgrimage. All three of the authors discussed in this book advocated pilgrimage as a religious ideal, but its requirement as an obligatory ... More


The Treasure of the Heavenly Scripture: Engaging the Qur’ān in China

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter offers an analysis of the Qur’ān as depicted in the works of Wang Daiyu, Liu Zhi, and Ma Dexin. Wang’s, Liu’s, and Ma’s works were representative of transitional periods within the ... More


Arabic Discourse, Linguistic Authority, and Islamic Knowledge

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter outlines the use of Arabic by Wang Daiyu, Liu Zhi, and Ma Dexin, as well as the guiding principles behind it. I trace the shifting motivations that caused these scholars to employ Arabic ... More


Epilogue

Kristian Petersen

in Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The epilogue of this book points to its utility in future research. I have established an analytical rubric for thinking through cosmopolitan sites of local formulations of Islam. I provide insights ... More


Medieval Pathways and Ibn Battuta

Raymond William Baker

in One Islam, Many Muslim Worlds: Spirituality, Identity, and Resistance across the Islamic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199846474
eISBN:
9780190230784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846474.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Qur’an explicitly speaks to al Nas, all humanity. In Islam, all human beings are chosen. “One single community” is the description of humankind in the Qur’an. The universal message of Islam ... More


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