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The Secular and the Sacred

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Sayyid Ahmad argued that the tension between Islamic faith and modern values was a historical accident rather than an inherent feature of Islam. The decline of the Mughal Empire encouraged Islamic ... More


Conclusion: Pluralism on Trial

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

The British Orientalist H. A. R. Gibb (1895–1971) once commented on the atomism, discreteness, and intensity of the Arab imagination, as well as its aversion to rationalism. However, his conception ... More


10 Islam, Politics, and the Dynamic of Contemporary Music in Indonesia

R. Franki Notosudirdjo

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter explores an attempt at the creation of an Islamic “art music” for a relatively new community of Muslim intellectuals in Jakarta. It uses the compositions of Trisutji Kamal, a composition ... More


A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While many books have been written about India's Muslim intellectuals such as Muhammad Husain Azad (1830-1910), Muhammad Zakaullah (1832–1910), Nazir Ahmad (1836–1912), Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898), ... More


The Future of Madrasas

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/9781469620138.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reflects on the future of madrasas. It argues that the future of madrasas is constrained by the inability of madrasa communities to make informed decisions about the complex world they ... More


Introduction

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines Muslim engagements with twentieth-century Indian nationalism, and more specifically their project of imagining a secular national culture that would include both Hindus and ... More


Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

More than a century ago, Atiya Fyzee, a Muslim woman of the renowned Tyabji clan, set out from colonial Bombay to study in Edwardian London. As she rode the steamboat, she began writing her daily ... More


Locating Urdu: Deccani, Hindustani, and Urdu

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the question of the Urdu language and the modernizing agendas of the Muslim intellectuals associated with Osmania University by taking a closer look at their activities outside ... More


For the Record: A Unique Literary Tradition and Intellectual Legacy

M. Raisur Rahman

in Locale, Everyday Islam, and Modernity: Qasbah Towns and Muslim Life in Colonial India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199455225
eISBN:
9780199085422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455225.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

By positing a rich variety of Urdu literary genres produced in different qasbahs during the late nineteenth–early twentieth century, this chapter challenges the commonly held assumption that only ... More


Prologue Approaching philosophical discourse in a Swahili context

Kai Kresse

in Philosophising in Mombasa: Knowledge, Islam and Intellectual Practice on the Swahili Coast

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627868
eISBN:
9780748652976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627868.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter begins by citing a bit of wisdom from Ahmad Nassir, presenting a certain conception of knowledge about knowledge that is part of, and draws from, Muslim intellectual discourse in Africa. ... More


The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Kavita Datla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

During the turbulent period prior to colonial India's partition and independence, Muslim intellectuals in Hyderabad sought to secularize and reformulate their linguistic, historical, religious, and ... More


Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

Shadaab Rahemtulla

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796480
eISBN:
9780191837753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of the commentaries of four leading Muslim intellectuals who have turned to the Qur’an to confront the problem of social injustice, from poverty ... More


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