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The Festival of Pīrs: Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

Afsar Mohammad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199997589
eISBN:
9780199346448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is about a popular manifestation of Islamic devotion that embraces a pluralist setting, keeping itself in a dynamic dialogue with non–Muslim practices. With evidence from various public ... More


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

Masooda Bano and Keiko Sakurai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Claims abound that Saudi oil money is fuelling Salafi Islam in cultural and geographical terrains as disparate as the remote hamlets of the Swat valley in Pakistan and sprawling megacities such as ... More


Inherited Islam: An Islam Marked By Russian And Soviet Domination

Bayram Balci

in Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917272
eISBN:
9780190943035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917272.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Muslims from Central Asian and the Caucasus have played a central role in the development of a bright Islamic civilization, thanks to several thinkers like Al Buhari and Al Farabi. With the decline ... More


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