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Islamic Thought in China: Sino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 21st Century

Jonathan Lipman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402279
eISBN:
9781474422468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The eight essays in this volume, written by scholars from six countries, narrate the continuing translations and adaptations of Islam and Muslims within Chinese culture through the writings of ... More


The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide

Hussein Ahmad Amin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474437073
eISBN:
9781474453653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Originally published in Arabic in 1983, this book remains a timely and important read today. Both the resurgence of Islamist politics and the political, social and intellectual upheaval which ... More


Let Colour Fill the Flowers, Let Breeze of Early Spring Blow *

Mushirul Hasan

in Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter introduces the debates triggered by the writings on nationalism and communalism-on identity politics, social reforms, and the administrative definition of the Muslims as separate and ... More


Islam and Democracy in India: From Savile Row to Jyotiba Phule Park

Barbara D. Metcalf

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Whatever the inequities and corruption, India rightly stands out as the world’s largest democracy. India also claims the world’s largest minority, its 160 or 175 million Muslims constituting some 14 ... More


Islam’s New Visibility and the Secular Public in Senegal

Beth A. Buggenhagen

in Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the gendered and corporeal practices underpinning Islam's new increased visibility and focus on the production and circulation of videocassettes and portraiture. It considers ... More


What Can the Şaʿbâniye Teach Us about Transitions in the early Modern Period of World History?

John J. Curry

in The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the important conclusions that can be drawn about the history of the Halveti order. It concludes that while the newly uncovered sources about the Halveti have ... More


Making Spaces in Malaysia: Women’s Rights and New Muslim Religiosities

Maila Stivens

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the significance of gender relations, gendered action, and women’s rights claims in making new politics, new publics, and new private spheres within the Malaysian national ... More


Conclusion

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter situates Norman Anderson’s thought within the broader traditional of liberal imperialism, highlights his affinities with certain strands of Muslim reformist thought and assesses his ... More


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