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The Diplomacy of Missionaries and Sheiks

Robert Dannin

in Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The imported Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, founded during the same period as the emergence of Noble Drew Ali’s Moorish Science Temple, was established by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in 1888. Because Ahmad ... More


“From the Cotton Fields of the South to the Sands of Arabia”

Robert Dannin

in Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Walter, an African American whose family stayed in East Texas, was always seen as a paradigm of ingenuity and industry. The tales tell of Walter’s journey in becoming a Muslim, practicing and ... More


Mosque Communities and Muslim Organisations in Dublin and Other Cities

Adil Hussain Khan, Oliver Scharbrodt, and Tuula Sakaranaho

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces various mosques associations for groups such as the Twelver Shiis, Ismailis, Ahmadis, Barelvis and different national and ethnic groups as well as individual initiatives by ... More


The Redemption of Humanity: The Case of Ibn Taymiyya

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibn Taymiyya is often hailed as a vanguard of Islamic traditionalism. He argues that anyone who receives the divine message and turns away from it will be held accountable on Judgment Day. ... More


Civil Society and Conflict Management: Bangladesh's Experiences

Filali-Ansary Abdou

in The Challenge of Pluralism: Paradigms from Muslim Contexts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639694
eISBN:
9780748653195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639694.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the role civil society has in building trust and confidence, and in managing conflict in South Asia. Attention is focused on the case of Bangladesh, where civil society, ... More


“Four American Moslem Ladies”: Early U.S. Muslim Women in the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, 1920–1923

Sylvia Chan-Malik

in Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter One is an examination of the earliest known photograph of self-identified Muslim women in the U.S. Taken in 1923, the photo features four African American female converts to the Ahmadiyya ... More


The Lost History of America’s “First Mosque”

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/9780199372003.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the first Muslim immigrants to Detroit, why they settled in the city, and how they practiced Islam. It explores interethnic and intersectarian relations among these early ... More


Contentious Triangulation: Religious Pluralism, Human Rights and Freedom of Thought

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter situates the debate on religious pluralism in Indonesia in the context of tensions between religious communities that can be traced to the colonial period. Such tensions still color ... More


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