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The Third Resurrection and the Ghost of Edward Wilmot Blyden

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the so-called Third Resurrection and the transition from Black Religion to historical Islam as the basis of religious authority in American Islam. It suggests that while the ... More


Black Orientalism

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the history of Black Orientalism and its relation to African American Muslims and American Islam. It describes and criticizes three typologies of Black Orientalism, including ... More


Islam: An American Religion

Nadia Marzouki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176804
eISBN:
9780231543927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176804.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islam: An American Religion demonstrates how Islam as formed in the United States has become an American religion in a double sense—first through the strategies of recognition adopted by Muslims and ... More


Muslim Americans: A Religious Minority Like Any Other?

Nadia Marzouki

in Islam: An American Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176804
eISBN:
9780231543927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176804.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter one explores the principal historical and sociological characteristics of Muslims in America, and show that from a legal point of view, what they seek is no different from what other ... More


Blackamerican Islam Between Religion, Nationalism, and Spirituality

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the nationalism and spirituality of African American Islam. It explores the religious incentives for African American protest and resistance, with specific reference to the ... More


Claiming Public Space

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter deals with the public leadership roles being adopted by Muslim women which are vital in the process of defining, and redefining, the meaning of American Islam. It also discusses Azizah, ... More


Islamotopia: Revival, Reform, and American Exceptionalism

Michael Muhammad Knight

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the idea of American Islam, a unique expression of Islam articulated by a range of American Muslim thinkers. Special attention is given to the ways in which constructions of ... More


Imagining Religion and Culture at Webb

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines how the Webb community imagines itself as an alternative to practices of ethnic particularism in Chicago’s mosques. In particular, the community offers a third space for ... More


Conclusion: Everything Old is New Again

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/9780199372003.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion draws parallels between the early 1980s and the post-9/11 period, when the possibility of reimaging Muslim American history has become urgent and necessary once more. It suggests that ... More


Building the Webb Community

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the suburban religious landscape, educational networks, and narratives of the American Muslim past out of which the Webb community emerged. It demonstrates how the suburbs are a ... More


Suburban Islam

Justine Howe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Suburban Islam explores how American Muslims have created new kinds of religious communities, known as third spaces, to navigate political and social pressures after 9/11. This book examines how one ... More


Honoring the Prophet, Performing American Islam: The Webb

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter demonstrates the dynamic and improvisational character of ritual performance in third spaces, focusing on the performance of mawlids in the Webb community in 2011 and 2014. These rituals ... More


Conclusion: Third Spaces and Ethnographic Entanglements in the Age of Obama

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion examines the significance of third-space religious communities for religious studies, American religions, and the study of American Islam. It argues that scholars should be more ... More


“True Faith and Allegiance”—Religion and the FBI

Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman

in FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains on how the FBI’s relationship with various American religious groups complicates the typical category of religion-and-state issues. It begins with the post-9/11 era then relates ... More


The FBI and the Moorish Science Temple of America, 1926–1960

Sylvester A. Johnson

in FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how the FBI’s interaction with Muslims predates 9/11 by many decades, going back to the early history of the FBI. It examines the FBI's efforts to surveil and infiltrate the ... More


Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Agents of God, sociologist Jeffrey Guhin describes his year and a half spent in two Sunni Muslim and two Evangelical Christian high schools in the New York City area. At first, these four schools ... More


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