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Religion and the New Immigrants: Social Capital, Identity, and Civic Engagement

Michael W. Foley and Dean R. Hoge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195188707
eISBN:
9780199785315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188707.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book assesses the role of local worship communities — churches, mosques, temples, and others — in promoting civic engagement among recent immigrants to the United States. The product of a ... More


Civil Society Organizations and Public Understandings of Islam

Christopher Bail

in Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159423
eISBN:
9781400852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159423.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter asks whether the influence of anti-Muslim organizations within the media and policy process extends toward the broader public and everyday life. Though public opinion of Muslims became ... More


 Islam: A Truly American Religion?

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

American Muslims comprise the most diverse Islamic community that has ever existed. They are immigrants and American born, with more than 30 percent of their population African Americans. Most are ... More


Women: Traditions and Liberation

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Islamic discourse about women. It shows that a new feminine conscience or, more broadly speaking, an understanding of the issues linked to the question of women has emerged in ... More


In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book exposes the “trifecta of coercion”—the triple pressures of Muslim orthodoxy’s expectations for individuals, Dutch—and European, in general—expectations for immigrants, and the individual’s ... More


How Europe’s Secularism Became Contentious: Mosques, Imams, and Issues

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the opinions of Islamic religious leaders based on a sample of 90 sermons in on contested social issues in Dutch mosques during the early 1990s. The chapter’s analytical ... More


Prisoners of the Mosque

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the characteristics of Islamic religious leadership in the 90’s. At that time, the early to mid-1990s, what was said in the mosques was of little or no interest in the Dutch ... More


Introduction

Jonathan M. Bloom

in The Minaret

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748637256
eISBN:
9780748693832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637256.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the history and development of the minaret. It seeks to explain when and why Muslims decided to attach towers to mosques, ... More


Resheeʼd, or Rosetta.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter gives a striking account of the town of Reshee'd and its gardens. It also gives an overview of the mosque and tomb of Ab'oo Mundoo'r. The tombs of sheykhs are objects that frequently ... More


The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is an extended meditation on a dimension of Islam unfamiliar to most Western readers. The mosque, this book argues, is not an analogue of the Christian church, not least because in Islam ... More


Hosting Muslim Neighbors: Calvary Episcopal Church

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This is the remarkable story of Calvary Episcopal Church and Batavia Islamic Center, who have shared a facility since 1987, before “interfaith” was a buzzword, as the mosque's cofounder puts it. The ... More


Grand Mosques in the United Arab Emirates: Domesticating the Transnational

Kishwar Rizvi

in The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The United Arab Emirates, the focus of the fourth chapter, provides an important contrast and counterpoint to the other examples. Established in 1971, the federation of seven emirates needed to ... More


Afterword

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Since early historic times, Gujarat had been a consistently urbanized and prosperous region. From a tribute-exacting economy, the Gujarat sultanate made a transition to a structured semi-bureaucratic ... More


The Domestication of State-Mosque Relations

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the failures of the “outsourcing” phase described briefly in Chapter 2, and other events and issues that prompted European interior ministries to wrest control of state–mosque ... More


Imperfect Institutionalization: Islam Councils in Europe

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the second round of state–mosque relations that produced institutionalized Islam Councils. Interior ministries provided the first impetus to organize Islam as a “national” ... More


The Partial Emancipation: Muslim Responses to the State-Islam Consultations

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the achievements of state–mosque relations and the “incorporation” outcomes that can be measured so far. What is the stability and performance of Islam Councils across the ... More


Widening the Perspective: Mosque and Temple, Sport and Garden

David Brown

in God and Enchantment of Place: Reclaiming Human Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271986
eISBN:
9780191602801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271984.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although earlier chapters had occasional examples from a non-Christian context, here deeper presumptions are made explicit - that the generosity of God means that the divine is experienced through ... More


Humankind

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

in The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents Islamic teachings about humankind. As it was God who offered us the covenant based on “confidence,” His obligation is the greater. There is no ignorance or violence in God: He ... More


Arrival and Return

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

in The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents Islamic teachings about arrival and return. Everything that exists is a confirmation of Oneness. We humans are the sum of all existence, and as such we return to God: “Surely we ... More


The Multicultural City and the Politics of Religious Architecture: Urban Planning, Mosques and Meaning-Making in Britain

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reviews the spatial negotiations that have often had to be entered into by British Muslims as means to establishing mosques and centres of religious education (madrasas). It uses Henri ... More


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