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Islam in Senegal: Maintaining A Delicate Balance

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

in Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islam in Senegal is at the threshold of political change, as a shift in power takes place among the Sufi brotherhoods (tariqa). Within the next decade, the growing Mouridiya brotherhood, founded by ... More


Leaving Basie

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clark's decision to leave Count Basie's band to join Duke Ellington was not an easy one. This news came to Basie with Clark lying about his illness as the reason for being away from the band. Basie ... More


Beyond Homeland: Religious Formation and Expansion

Lamin Sanneh

in Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199351619
eISBN:
9780199351640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351619.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The dispersion trail forged the image of the peaceful cleric as an itinerant for whom any motherland is a foreign country and any foreign country a motherland. At home anywhere, the cleric everywhere ... More


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