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In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book exposes the “trifecta of coercion”—the triple pressures of Muslim orthodoxy’s expectations for individuals, Dutch—and European, in general—expectations for immigrants, and the individual’s ... More


Civil War and Aftermath

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyses the causes of the civil war sparked off by the deposing of Imam al–Salt in 272/886 and which ended up with the collapse of the First Imamate in a Caliphate invasion. It was not ... More


How Europe’s Secularism Became Contentious: Mosques, Imams, and Issues

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the opinions of Islamic religious leaders based on a sample of 90 sermons in on contested social issues in Dutch mosques during the early 1990s. The chapter’s analytical ... More


Prisoners of the Mosque

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the characteristics of Islamic religious leadership in the 90’s. At that time, the early to mid-1990s, what was said in the mosques was of little or no interest in the Dutch ... More


Pim Fortuyn versus Islam: Muslims, Gays, and the Media’s Reliance on Conflict

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on processes of stigmatization and mobilization, with three case studies, and the consequences of this for identity politics. The shift from an emphasis on a particular immigrant ... More


The Public Intellectual versus Islam: A Year of Sex and Rhetoric

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter contemplates developments in ethnic political leadership, and the internal and external effects this is having on contested issues in wider European and transnational contexts, as well ... More


Riding Pim’s Wave: Islam, Women, the Sacred, and the Naked

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Islam in the aftermath of the killing of Theo van Gogh. The Dutch print media, as well as Dutch public and commercial broadcasters, have openly admired the heirs of the ... More


Conclusion: The Vanishing Muslim Individual

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The concluding chapter assumes that it is possible to dismantle the trifecta of coercion, and if we’re going to save the individuality that our rapidly developing world will so desperately need in ... More


The Establishment of the Imamate in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains how the tribal rivalry of the Julandâ feud was exploited by the Ibâḍi missionaries to win victory at the battle of Majâza (177/793) and establish the Imamate. It analyses the ... More


Origins and Early History: Shī῾īs, Ismailis and Qarmaṭīs

Farhad Daftary

in A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748609048
eISBN:
9780748671281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609048.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter aims to situate the early Ismailis and the initiation of their movement or da'wa within the broader context of the formative period of Shī'ī Islam. In the event, it sheds light on the ... More


Staying Married

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

There is a strong impulse within Islamic family culture to maintain a marriage whenever possible. Attitudes towards ending a marriage are affected by interpretations of religious law—which permits ... More


Getting Divorced

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the steps taken and processes employed when North American Muslims seek a religious divorce. In the absence of Muslim courts, and because Islamic divorce in North America has ... More


Judicial Presence

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at judgeship. It further develops the ideal of presence as it relates to shari'a court processes and to governmental practice under the imams. The vocabulary of zulm is precisely ... More


The Pen and the Sword

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter extends the discussion of manuals to a second major highland school of shari'a thought, that of the former ruling imams. The late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century highland history ... More


Halakhah through the Lens of Sharī῾ah: The Case of the Kuḥlānī Synagogue in Ṣan῾ā’, 1933–1944

Mark S. Wagner

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

As in nineteenth-century Morocco, Jews in other Muslim lands were either victimized by certain stringent aspects of Islamic jurisprudence or sought to benefit from its contents that proved ... More


Yemen: Muslim and Jewish Interactions in the Tribal Sphere

Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Except for Aden, Yemen was an independent entity beginning in 1918 under the Imamate. This chapter analyzes the striking resemblance of tribal dissension in Yemen to Arab–Berber unrest in southern ... More


Between ‘Abd al-Wahhab and Liu Zhi: Chinese Muslim Intellectuals at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century

Leila Chérif-Chebbi

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/9781474402279.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This article surveys Chinese Muslim intellectuals at the turn of the 21st century, dividing them into three sociological categories: (1) officials and state-approved scholars; (2) religious clerics ... 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


Ignoring the Storm

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores the threat of religious extremism and proposes actions that governments could and should take in addressing it. Focusing on the disparate policies and security circumstances of ... More


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