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The Geopolitical Reinvention of the Holy War

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the exploitation of religion in Afghanistan for international political reasons.


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


Religious Identities between Secularization and Re-Islamization

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines whether and to what extent there was a long-term tendency towards secularization, towards religion becoming a specialized subsystem which was distinguished from the other ... More


Education: The Colonial System and Cultural Nationalism

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

For Delhi’s emerging middle classes, career opportunities within and outside the colonial system involved maintaining a precarious balance between collaboration and cultural nationalism. This chapter ... More


Life after the Madrasa

Usha Sanyal

in Scholars of Faith: South Asian Muslim Women and the Embodiment of Religious Knowledge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190120801
eISBN:
9780199099900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120801.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 5 examines the lives of six madrasa students who graduated from Jami‘a Nur. This chapter was written collaboratively with Sumbul Farah, an anthropologist, who interviewed the students ... More


Religion and Piety

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

In this chapter the author presents a variety of religious views and the different devotional practices and communities to which they gave rise, as well as the boundary lines and the crossing of ... More


Transformations in the Late Ottoman Hijaz

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter develops an account of education in mosques, madrasas and Sufi lodges in the Hijaz in the Ottoman period which hosted scholars and students from across the Islamic world. It shows that ... More


Religion Unleashed

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Building on the previous chapter, this chapter argues that religious innovation among student activists has also been enabled by the fall of Suharto’s New Order regime in 1998. Unlike life during ... More


Coda: Policy Reflections

Hem Borker

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter highlights the policy reflections that emanate from the present research. It problematizes the policy approach that locates contemporary madrasas in binaries of modernity and tradition.


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