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Islam as Social Movement: Pragmatics of Participation

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

in Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter identifies five common features of modern Islamic social movements: 1) They tend to begin as mutual aid societies rather than as clearly defined political entities; 2) they offer ... More


For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Noah Salomon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For some, the idea of an Islamic state serves to fulfill aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new forms of ethical political practice. For others, it violates the proper domains of both religion ... More


Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When students from a Muslim boarding school were convicted for the 2002 terrorist bombings in Bali, Islamic schools in Southeast Asia became the focus of intense international scrutiny. Some analysts ... More


The Listening Audience Laughs and Cries, the Writing Public Thinks

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The second part of the book commences with Chapter Six. It analyses the connections Indonesian Muslims make between preaching styles and subjectivities, and the norms of citizen subjectivity that ... More


Public Contest and the Pragmatics of Performance

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Eight analyses preaching as medium for change, viewing it from the perspective of an activist group that contributes to public contest by circulating ideas through the Province’s media. The ... More


The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered

Neguin Yavari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190855109
eISBN:
9780190943219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered is a critical study of the life and afterlife of Nizam al-Mulk (1018-92), celebrated Persian vizier and stalwart figure of power and authority in ... More


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