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Making Morality in Religion

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an understanding of the demand for moral consistency that motivates a pair of thriving contemporary piety movements, one Christian (the Urapmin Charismatics), the other Muslim ... More


Modern/Mecca: Populist Piety in the Contemporary Urdu Novel

Maryam Wasif Khan

in Who Is a Muslim?: Orientalism and Literary Populisms

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290123
eISBN:
9780823297351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290123.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the twenty-first century, seventy odd years into Pakistan’s existence, the cobbled ideals of nationhood and state implode into a radically reimagined Muslimness enabled and legitimized within a ... More


Musical Islam

Banu Şenay

in Musical Ethics and Islam: The Art of Playing the Ney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043024
eISBN:
9780252051883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter redirects discussion to the pressing and more general issue of Muslim ethics, as addressed in the fields of music production and Islamic piety. How does this music-making explicitly ... More


Who Is a Muslim?: Orientalism and Literary Populisms

Maryam Wasif Khan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290123
eISBN:
9780823297351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Who is a Muslim? Orientalism and Literary Populisms argues that modern Urdu literature, from its inception in colonial institutions such as Fort William College, Calcutta, to its dominant forms in ... More


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