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Through the Looking Glass: Arabic, Thought and Reality

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter continues the exploration of the symbolic function of language by considering an important text that marks the transition from the pre-modern to the modern period. It then moves to ... 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


Qom Alumni in Indonesia: Their Role in the Shiʿi Community

Zulkifli

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses how returnees from al Mustafa International University, including those from the International Centre for Islamic Studies, its preceding institution, have played a significant ... More


So What Have We Learned?

Christian W. Troll and C. T. R. Hewer

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the final chapter, the editors attempt to draw out pointers from the foregoing. These include: the importance of Centres for Christian-Muslim study and inspirational teachers, the crucial role ... More


Doctors of the Soul: Building Detroit’s Midcentury Mosques

Sally Howell

in Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199372003
eISBN:
9780199389285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372003.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the impact of the Cold War on Muslim institutions in Detroit. In the 1950s and 1960s, Detroit rose to prominence as the center of Muslim life in the United States. Eager to ... More


Qualitative Research on Islamic Nurture

Jonathan Scourfield, Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Asma Khan, and Sameh Otri

in Muslim Childhood: Religious Nurture in a European Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199600311
eISBN:
9780191765421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600311.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces the qualitative research project, the methodological challenges faced and how the authors sought to overcome them. Sixty Muslim families were recruited in Cardiff, a city with ... More


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