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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297999
eISBN:
9780520970137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297999.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Revival from Below tells the story of the Deoband movement, one of the most important Islamic revivalist movements of the modern era. Founded in 1866 in colonial northern India, the movement has ... More


The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... More


Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Moin Ahmad Nizami

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Of the many Sufi orders that have operated in South Asia, the Chishtī order is the oldest and the most popular. This book examines the traditions, rituals, experiences, and legacy of the Sābrī branch ... More


Epilogue

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Epilogue offers a preliminary outline of a theory of critique. Engaging with Abdolkarim Soroush's theory of contraction and expansion (qabz v bast) in knowledge, it addresses the following ... More


A Novice

Ebrahim Moosa

in What Is a Madrasa?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620138
eISBN:
9781469623337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620138.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this chapter, the author reflects on his six years of stay in the madrasas of India and how the experience has shaped his view of Islam as both an intellectual tradition and a practice. After ... More


Birth of the Contemporary Madrasa

Ebrahim Moosa

in What Is a Madrasa?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620138
eISBN:
9781469623337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620138.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the birth of contemporary madrasa. It considers madrasas in modern South Asia in relation to two narratives: family franchises and theological disagreement over Islamic reform. ... More


Darul Uloom Deoband’s Approach to Social Issues: Image, Reality, and Perception

Taberez Ahmed Neyazi

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Much of the recent debate concerning Muslims and Islamic religious education has been confined to security issues. Simplistic reductionism and predetermined assumptions that regard Islam as a fixed ... More


After 1979: Sunni Orthodoxy as a Counterculture

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The purpose of this chapter is to show how the Pahlavi monarchy (1925-79) has reacted to the creation of the Islamic University of Medina, in 1961, by allowing in Easternmost Iran the development of ... More


Since 1993: Despoiled Voters, Winning Lobbies

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the decades after Khomeini’s death, the oases world’s middlemen class of Iran’s Baluch society has produced political figures able to wield nationwide influence. While maintaining pressure on ... More


Rise of Socialist Consciousness: From 1900 till 1930s

Rakhshanda Jalil

in Liking Progress, Loving Change: A Literary History of the ProgressiveWriters' Movement in Urdu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096733
eISBN:
9780199082841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096733.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the influence of Westernization, industrialization, and modernization along with the increasingly visible presence of socialism on Urdu literature. A political background of ... More


The Rise of the Pakistani Taliban

Mona Kanwal Sheikh

in Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199468249
eISBN:
9780199087341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468249.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the history and background relevant to understanding the Pakistani Taliban as a movement and an ideology. It describes the main events that led to the creation of the ... More


Introduction

Moin Ahmad Nizami

in Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The Introduction gives an account of the thematic scope and method of the work, and the rationale for the arrangement of its different elements. It discusses the nature and value of the sources on ... More


Hājī Imdādullāh and the Continuation of Chishtī-Sābrī Traditions

Moin Ahmad Nizami

in Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Chapter 5 charts the intellectual dynamism of the Sabri mystic traditions and the breadth of their influence. It is devoted to a study of Haji Imdadullah, a key figure of the nineteenth century. ... More


Conclusion

Moin Ahmad Nizami

in Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The Conclusion sums up the main arguments of the work. It reiterates the process of gradual transformation in the Chishti-Sabri traditions as the order shifted from Awadh to upper Doab and ... More


The Socio-Ethnic Origins of Indian Muslim Separatism: The Reform Phase (1857–1906)

Christophe Jaffrelot

in The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190235185
eISBN:
9780190492229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235185.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the crushing of the 1857 Revolt (also known as the Indian Rebellion) the Muslim elite reacted in two different ways. The modernists, behind Syed Ahmed Khan, initiated a westernization of the ... More


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