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Introduction

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about ideological encounter between Islam and African Americans. The book traces the history of the proto-Islamic black-nationalist spin-off ... More


Changes in Religion and Politics

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The papalist revolution of the 11th century led to greater divergence between the political thought of the West and of Islam and Byzantium. Pope Gregory VII's views on papal sovereignty provided a ... More


“Thank God It Changed!”: Women’s Transition to Sunni Islam, 1975–80

Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim

in Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769959
eISBN:
9780814771242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769959.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Nation women who followed Imam Mohammed into Sunni Islam when he succeeded his father in 1975. The first part of the chapter describes women's responses to the selection of ... More


Conclusion Becoming Muslim Again

Edward E. Curtis

in Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830543
eISBN:
9781469606088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877449_curtis.10
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When Elijah Muhammad died of heart failure on February 25, 1975, his son, Wallace D. Muhammad, succeeded him as the new leader of the Nation of Islam (NOI). This conclusion summarizes the dramatic ... More


Protector of the “al-Wasatiyya” Islam: Cairo’s al-Azhar University

Masooda Bano

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter illustrates how al Azhar, established by the Shi'i Fatimid empire in 970, was eventually to become one of the most respected centres for Sunni Islamic learning around the globe. It shows ... More


Tianfang Sanzijing: Exchanges and Changes in China’s Reception of Islamic Law

Roberta Tontini

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402279
eISBN:
9781474422468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402279.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the implications of the legal discourse set forth by a Chinese primer for Muslims, the Tianfang Sanzijing (Three Character Classic of Islam), regarding notions of Islamic ... More


On Sunni Sectarianism*

A. Kevin Reinhart

in Living Islamic History: Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637386
eISBN:
9780748653218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637386.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the disdain for disputational theology and the development of resources for an anti-pluralist understanding of Islam. It applies the two notions of ... More


Conclusion

Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim

in Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769959
eISBN:
9780814771242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769959.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The concluding chapter summarizes the book's main arguments as well as the key insights it expects readers to take away. It highlights the way in which the Nation of Islam (NOI) legacy makes Nation ... More


Elijah Muhammad, Other Muslims, and Islam

Herbert Berg

in Elijah Muhammad and Islam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791134
eISBN:
9780814789971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791134.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the mutually suspicious, even hostile, relationship between Elijah Muhammad and many other Muslims, and on the various ways scholars have understood the relationship between ... More


Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769959
eISBN:
9780814771242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769959.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

With vocal public figures such as Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad, and Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam (NOI) often appears to be a male-centric religious movement, and over 60 years of scholarship ... More


Introduction

Mona Siddiqui

in Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God's Name

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211863
eISBN:
9780300216028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211863.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the concept of hospitality within the Islamic tradition, particularly Sunnī Islam. Drawing primarily on the Qur'ān and other areas of Islamic thought, it looks at signs and words ... More


Conclusion

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conclusion underlines, first, how Deobandi Sunni ulama in Easternmost Iran have promoted a staunch nationalisation of Hanafi Sunni Islam. Their adjustment to Iranian realities, the advantage they ... More


Saladin’s Religious Personality, Policy, and Image

Michael Winter

in Perspectives on Maimonides: Philosophical and Historical Studies

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100714
eISBN:
9781800340404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100714.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Saladin’s religious personality, policy, and image, highlighting his piety and his reputation as a holy warrior. The charismatic personality of Saladin, the great Ayyūbid ... More


The Christian Roots of the Secular State

Silvio Ferrari

in Mapping the Legal Boundaries of Belonging: Religion and Multiculturalism from Israel to Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199383009
eISBN:
9780190203603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383009.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses why the Christian legal tradition—and the Roman Catholic tradition in particular—based on divine natural law, sets out the foundations of a secular state. Chapter 1 explores ... More


Family, Religion, and Relocations: Arab American Burial Practices

Rosina Hassoun

in Till Death Do Us Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827883
eISBN:
9781496827937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827883.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Through pioneering research into nineteenth- and twentieth-century Arab American cemeteries, this chapter overlays shifting approaches to burial onto three broad phases of Christian and Muslim Arab ... More


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