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Longing for the State: Dialectics of the Local and the Transnational in Sunni-Shiʿi Sectarianism

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649795
eISBN:
9781469649818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649795.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter studies the changing discourses of sectarianism since the 1970s. During this decade, anti-Shi‘i rhetoric was the prerogative of Ahl-i Hadis scholars with close ties to Saudi Arabia. The ... More


Introduction: Mariam Abou Zahab’s Multiscalar Approach to Islamism: The Social and Local Roots of Sectarianism and Jihadism in Pakistan

Christophe Jaffrelot

in Pakistan: A Kaleidoscope of Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197534595
eISBN:
9780197536186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534595.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter reveals Mariam Abou Zahab's knowledge of South Asia, especially Afghanistan and Pakistan. Zahab had explored Afghanistan and Pakistan extensively throughout her life, beginning her ... More


The ` Ulama and the State

Muhammad Qasim Zaman

in Islam in Pakistan: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691149226
eISBN:
9781400889747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149226.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Focusing on the `ulama, this chapter seeks to bring out some of the ambiguities of the relationship in Pakistan between them and the modernists. The traditionalist `ulama have had some very ... More


What is the Let?: A Critical Examination

C. Christine Fair

in In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190909482
eISBN:
9780190077891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909482.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter provides an historical account of LeT's ideological roots as well as its organizational and operational development, including its most recent foray into Pakistani politics despite ... More


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