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Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Michael Farquhar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book considers efforts undertaken by the Saudi political and religious establishments to widen the sphere of Wahhabi influence beyond the kingdom’s borders from the mid-twentieth century. It ... More


Introduction

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces the question of Saudi “religious expansion” — that is, the various processes by which Saudi actors are said to have exerted increasing religious influence beyond the kingdom’s ... More


Introduction: Terrains of Exchange

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a new way of understanding the place of Islam in global history and the history of Empire during the modern era of globalization (c.1800-1940). It develops a clear methodology ... More


Missionaries, Mystics and Mill-Owners

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows how Muslim religious entrepreneurs created new forms of Islam, and new Muslim religious firms, as a result of their interaction with Christian missionaries. Focusing on the fringes ... More


Founding The First Mosque in Japan

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the global exchanges that surrounded the founding of the first purpose-built mosque in Japan. Opened in the port city of Kobe in 1935, the mosque was the fruit of six years of ... More


The Invention of A Hindu Sufism

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter uses a case study of a Hindu religious impresario who championed a Muslim holy man to show how, in the social production of religion, agency is more important than identity. Focusing on ... More


Conclusion

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter revisits the arguments that run throughout the book and considers their broader implications in regard to debates about Saudi “religious expansion”, the evolution of the Wahhabi ... More


Making Islam in the Motor City

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the global interactions that surrounded the founding of the first purpose-built mosque in the United States. Founded in Detroit in 1921 by a Lebanese immigrant, the mosque soon ... More


Conclusions

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Summarizing the overall findings of the book, this chapter makes a case for seeing globalization as a generative dynamic of religious interactions that produced countless new religious entrepreneurs, ... More


Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Nile Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

'This book offers a bold new paradigm for understanding the expansion of Islam in the modern world. Through the model of religious economy, it traces the competition between Muslim, Christian and ... More


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