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The History of the Ahmadi-Caliph Relationship

Nicholas H. A. Evans

in Far from the Caliph's Gaze: Being Ahmadi Muslim in the Holy City of Qadian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501715686
eISBN:
9781501715716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715686.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the distinctive theology of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, before exploring the historical processes through which the Ahmadi–caliph relationship became the dominant mode by which members ... More


Introduction: A Troubled Relationship with Truth

Nicholas H. A. Evans

in Far from the Caliph’s Gaze: Being Ahmadi Muslim in the Holy City of Qadian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501715686
eISBN:
9781501715716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715686.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. This organization—which is spread across two hundred countries—claims to have “tens of millions” of followers and ... More


The Diplomacy of Missionaries and Sheiks

Robert Dannin

in Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The imported Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, founded during the same period as the emergence of Noble Drew Ali’s Moorish Science Temple, was established by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in 1888. Because Ahmad ... More


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