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On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

John R. Bowen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book examines the history and everyday workings of Islamic institutions in Britain, with a focus on shariʻa councils. These councils concern themselves with religious matters, especially ... More


Why Shariʿa in Britain?

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter provides a background of British Islam. In Britain, Islam is fractured, divergent, and institutionally creative. The legal pluralism of the Indies administration, the fractious character ... More


Islamic Topographies

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines a second kind of pathway, one concerning ideas and practices of religion and politics. In India, British rule both validated religious governance of family affairs and drove ... More


Conclusions

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This concluding chapter examines the concentration of British Muslims within British locations. Concentration of people with similar pasts, old-country anchors, and theological tendencies makes it ... More


Internal Debates and Practical Convergences

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores the internal debates over Islam in Britain. Many British Muslims are engaged in practical reasoning on issues of marriage, gender relations, work, economics, and science in a ... More


Abdullah Quilliam’s International Influence: America, West Africa and Beyond

Brent D. Singleton

in Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

News concerning Abdullah Quilliam and his establishment of a community of British converts to Islam in Liverpool quickly spread across the world. This chapter agues that, as a well-placed convert in ... More


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