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Introduction

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

West Java is a diverse Islamic society in which different segments attach contrasting meanings to Islamic communications. Many Muslims are accustomed to listening to preachers when carrying out their ... More


Preaching Diversity in Bandung

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two documents waves of novelty in preaching styles, plotting successive embraces by West Javanese Muslims of new preaching forms that remain valid for contemporary audiences. The sketch is ... More


Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Julian Millie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For many Muslims throughout the world, oral preaching provides the most accessible and enjoyable medium for learning about Islam and its meanings for everyday life. This is true in Indonesia’s West ... More


The Languages of Preaching in the Islamic Public Sphere

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five explores the ways in which the preaching styles analysed in the two preceding chapters are publically evaluated, pointing out the way in which public norms about appropriate ... More


The Unique Voice … and Its Travails

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three is the first in a bracket of two which compares orations by two skilled preachers, and which provides contextual background to the evaluations of preaching explored in later chapters. ... More


Public Contest and the Pragmatics of Performance

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Eight analyses preaching as medium for change, viewing it from the perspective of an activist group that contributes to public contest by circulating ideas through the Province’s media. The ... More


Introduction

Patrick D. Gaffney

in The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084711
eISBN:
9780520914582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084711.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter notes how the study of Islamic preaching came into fruition. This study is the accumulated product of several periods of field research, the longest of which was the first, an ... More


Standing Up for Listening

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Nine reflects further on the meanings of oral preaching in Indonesia’s Islamic public sphere, searching for alternatives to the modernist perspectives explored in earlier chapters. It finds ... More


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