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Raising the Bar: Movements of Revival and Change

Sally Howell

in Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199372003
eISBN:
9780199389285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372003.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter tracks the movement of Imam Warith Deen Mohammed and his followers from the Nation of Islam into Sunni Islam in the 1970s, and the reception these new believers received in the black ... More


 Islam: A Truly American Religion?

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/9780195307313.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

American Muslims comprise the most diverse Islamic community that has ever existed. They are immigrants and American born, with more than 30 percent of their population African Americans. Most are ... More


Unity in Spirituality: The Focolare Movement

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Catholic Focolare Movement was founded by the late Chiara Lubich in Italy during World War II in order to rediscover the communal love and spirituality of the early Christians. The movement ... More


The Legacy of Elijah Muhammad

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/9780814791134.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter evaluates the Muslim legacy of Elijah Muhammad by examining his two main successors, Warith Deen Mohammed (originally named Wallace D. Muhammad) and Louis Farrakhan. The tension between ... More


Women in the Nation of Islam and the Warith Deen Mohammed Community: Crafting a Dialogue

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/9780814769959.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on dialogue between women in the Nation of Islam (NOI) and those in the Warith Deen Mohammed (WDM) community. It explores the two groups' levels of engagement with mainstream ... More


Muslims in American Public Life

Mohamed Nimer

in Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148053
eISBN:
9780199849277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on groups that identify themselves as Islamic and work to carve out a place for Muslims in the American mainstream and does not include the activities of ethnicity-based groups, ... More


“Our Nation”: Women and the NOI, Pre-1975

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/9780814769959.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores women's encounters with the Black Muslims, women's experiences of life within the Nation of Islam (NOI), and their collective and individual contributions to building and ... More


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