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 Encountering Each Other

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Three hypothetical dialogue encounters between Muslims and Christians introduce the reader to some of the issues that can arise in interfaith conversation. The first is a dialogue set up by a local ... More


Excursus: Arabic Treatises in Praise of the Sacred Months

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This excursus is a preliminary list of 18 Sunni and Shiʿi works dedicated to the merits of Rajab, or to those of the three sacred months (Rajab, Shaʿban and Ramadan), or to all meritorious times ... More


At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Yom Kippur War, also known as the Ramadan War or the October War, was fought by Israel against a coalition of Arab nations, led by Syria and Egypt. The war lasted nineteen days, with the pivotal ... More


Instructive Speech Among Bosnian Muslim Women: Sermons, Lessons or Guidance?

Catharina Raudvere

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter analyzes teaching traditions among Muslim women in Bosnia and how Islamic knowledge is transmitted, embedded in practices such as prayers, Quran recitation, singing and teaching. A case ... More


Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Nicholas Tampio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

How may progressive political theorists advance the Enlightenment after Darwin shifted the conversation about human nature in the 19th century, the Holocaust displayed barbarity at the historical ... More


Reform Through the Liturgical and Religious Life of the Tariqa

Earle H. Waugh

in Visionaries of Silence: The Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160899
eISBN:
9781617970467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160899.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

There are several aspects to the liturgical life of the Demirdashiya, each reflecting a dimension of the spiritual life and attracting different classes of followers. There are the underpinnings of ... More


Becoming Archaeologist: Scale and Scalability

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

in Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Once again, the book returns to the semi-fictional narratives that structure Chapters 3 and 5. This time, our focus shifts from the semi-fictional story of Student X to a wider cast of people and ... More


Mapping Autobiographical Subjectivity in the Age of Multiculturalism

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Given the accelerated globalization and a number of critical geopolitical events, including wars, revolutions and regime changes, that took place in the Arab world in the last 50 years, it is no ... More


Irreconcilable Role-Partners? Saudi Foreign Policy Between the Ulama and the US1

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The path chosen by Saudi Arabia is not only a function of objective factors determined by geopolitics and economic interests, but also the effect of a new king taking office, the current King ... More


Taking the soap out of the opera The case of Hagg Mitwalli's Family

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses specifically on the notorious TV drama A'ilat al–Hagg Mitwalli (Hagg Mitwalli's Family), which was aired during the 2001 Ramadan season locally, in Egypt, and simultaneously on ... More


The Father, the Dynasty, Childhood and Regency

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The death of one Fatimid caliph and the succession of the next would have been kept secret until the situation had been tested and any potentially disturbing factors were brought under control. It is ... More


Cosmological Time

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/9780252043291.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of Islamic temporal cosmology in villagers’ lives. It focuses on how moments of daily prayer, fasting, and worship are entwined with the materials of temporal textures, ... More


Tariq Ramadan

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This review of Tariq Ramadan’s The Arab Awakening: Islam and the new Middle East was published in the Times Literary Supplement, 12 October 2012 – at a time when there were still hopes that the “Arab ... More


Who Could Marry at a Time Like This?: Debating the Mehndī Kī Majlis in Hyderabad

Karen G. Ruffle

in Gender, Sainthood, & Everyday Practice in South Asian Shiʿism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834756
eISBN:
9781469602981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877975_ruffle.10
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter tells the story of the author's visit to the tomb of the eighth Shi'i Imam, Reza. It was the middle of the fasting month of Ramadan, and the pilgrimage scene in the city was quiet, ... More


Uyghur University Students and Ramadan: Challenging the Minkaomin/Minkaohan Labels

Timothy Grose

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In his chapter, Timothy Grose critically interrogates the relationship between social background and religiosity among his Uyghur informants. He explores the complex attitudes Uyghur students in ... More


Periodical Public Festivals, & c.—continued

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter continues with descriptions of public festivals and holidays, including the mulid of El-Hasaneyn, the nearby mulid of El-Salih and the mulid of Sayeda Zeinab, all of which take place in ... More


The Tariq Ramadan visa case

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter describes the case of Tariq Ramadan, the Swiss-born academic and commentator on Islamic matters, who was refused a non-immigrant visa in 2005 to enter the USA in order to accept a ... More


Daily practice

Paul O’Connor

in Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 discusses how Muslims get involved in their daily religious practices. This chapter focuses principally on how the respondents conduct their everyday practice of praying and fasting during ... More


The Muslim Brotherhood and the Political: An Exercise in Ambiguity

Roel Meijer

in The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327638
eISBN:
9780199388097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327638.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the notions the Brotherhood has of politics and starts out with the question: what does the MB understand as politics? The author argues that after al-Hudaybi the MB has ... More


Gender and the Western Reaction to the Case

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the western reaction to Amina Lawal’s case. It outlines how famous western leaders, from Nicolas Sarkozy to Bill Clinton to Oprah Winfrey treated this case, and critically ... More


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