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Festivities, Reform, and Tension in Tradition

Julian Johansen

in Sufism and Islamic Reform in Egypt: The Battle for Islamic Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267577
eISBN:
9780191683305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267577.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Arabic mawlid denotes the general celebrations at the actual or supposed birthdate of a Saint. It is one of the most immediate and outwardly obvious of the controversial issues which is ... More


ʿAzafid Ceuta, Mawlid al-Nabī and the Development of Marīnid Strategies of Legitimation*

James A. O. C. Brown

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter assesses the development of mawlid al-nabī as a public ceremony in Morocco in the thirteenth-fourteenth centuries, from its origin in Ceuta to its subsequent adoption by the Marīnids. ... More


Integrating Aesthetic and Politics: The Mawlid Celebration in the Alhambra

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book closes with a study of the only extant Nasrid account of the Alhambra, Ibn al-Khaṭïb's text on the mawlid, the commemoration of the birth of the Prophet. The chapter begins with a ... More


Effendi Hauntologies

On Barak

in On Time: Technology and Temporality in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276130
eISBN:
9780520956568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276130.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 3 (“Effendi Hauntologies”) addresses the expectations of colonial engineers and members of the Egyptian middle class that trains would bring about disenchantment and promote instrumental ... More


Existential Poiesis in Maḥmud al-Masʿadī’s Mawlid al-nisyān

Hoda El Shakry

in The Literary Qur'an: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286362
eISBN:
9780823288915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286362.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 1 examines Tunisian intellectual Maḥmūd al-Masʿadī’s 1945 mythical novella Mawlid al-Nisyān [the Genesis of Forgetfulness] about a physician on a spiritual quest for a drug to defeat time. ... More


Honoring the Prophet, Performing American Islam: The Webb

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter demonstrates the dynamic and improvisational character of ritual performance in third spaces, focusing on the performance of mawlids in the Webb community in 2011 and 2014. These rituals ... More


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