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Introduction

Babak Rahimi and Peyman Eshaghi

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the introduction, the authors try to provide a comprehensive report of the current situation of the non-hajj pilgrimage in Islam and explain the most important aspects of this widespread ... More


Sacrifice and Pilgrimage: Body Politics and the Origins of Muslim Pilgrimage

Brannon Wheeler

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The author tries to find the origins of pilgrimage to Mecca in the pre-Islam era. Focusing on the pre-Islamic practices that linked pilgrimage, sacrifice, and visitation of the dead in the Arabian ... More


Blessing Falling from the Sky

David Henig

in Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the dynamics unfolding around the politics of Muslim holy sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina today. It focuses on the outdoor spaces of veneration and prayer (dovište), from small ... More


The Power and the Politics of Emplacement

Jacob N. Kinnard

in Places in Motion: The Fluid Identities of Temples, Images, and Pilgrims

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359653
eISBN:
9780199359691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359653.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the ways in which physical objects, events to which they are related, and the various narratives which convey such events intersect and interact with particular places, and it ... More


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