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Chapter 1. The Saint: Shaykh Sadruddin Sadri Jahan

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There are numerous histories of Haider Shaikh, the fifteenth-century Sufi saint who founded the town. Comparing the various written and oral versions (published, unpublished, and interview accounts) ... More


Eastern Approaches: Islam as a Minority Religion in Kenya

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

in Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From earliest times, Muslims were a visible presence along the Indian Ocean of East Africa, coming from different locations in the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and elsewhere. Islam moved inland ... More


Pakistan

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pakistan has codified some of the world's most draconian anti-blasphemy laws, which can carry a life sentence or the death penalty. While there have been no official executions for blasphemy, ... More


The Khalwatiya and Social and Political Institutions

Earle H. Waugh

in Visionaries of Silence: The Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160899
eISBN:
9781617970467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160899.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Khalwatiya first came to Egypt on the authority of the Mamluk amirs and their power. Without their connections to the authorities, it is doubtful that they could have made such an impact so ... More


A Demirdash Reformist Writer: Qut al-qulub in Cairo and Europe

Earle H. Waugh

in Visionaries of Silence: The Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160899
eISBN:
9781617970467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160899.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Qut al-Qulub (1899–1968) was the second daughter of “al-Sayyidi” 'Abd al-Rahim Mustafa al-Demirdash Pasha and his wife Zeinab, al-Tawdya born April 18, 1899. In her early years, she lived in the ... More


The ‘secret’ agreement, July 1971

Shohei Sato

in Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter looks into the final stage of the implementation of the British withdrawal. After Harold Wilson’s withdrawal announcement in January 1968 up until the first half of 1971, the ... More


The Magic Doe: Qutban Suhravardi's Mirigavati

Wendy Doniger (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842926
eISBN:
9780190258320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842926.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Mirigāvatī or The Magic Doe is the work of Shaikh Qutban Suhravardi, an Indian Sufi master who was also an expert poet and storyteller attached to the glittering court-in-exile of Sultan Husain Shah ... More


Bani Shaikh Farid Ji Ki

Pashaura Singh

in The Bhagats of the Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195662696
eISBN:
9780199080717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195662696.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter focuses on the works of the Sufi poet, Shaikh Farid (1173-1265), a celebrated Punjabi poet representing the Chisti line of thought in the Punjab. It examines the Sikh Gurus' treatment of ... More


Breaking Free

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad resigned as editor of Al Nadwa and transferred to Vakil in Amritsar, where he stayed from April to November 1906. In Vakil, he translated the Arabic treatise Al Miratul Muslima (Image ... More


Rise of the Crescent: Al Hilal

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

On 13 July 1912, Abul Kalam Azad launched his own newspaper tofulfilthe objectives that he had set for himself. Al Hilal (The Crescent), published in Calcutta, ushered in a new chapter in Urdu ... More


Ideals and Institutions

Elisha Russ-Fishbane

in Judaism, Sufism, and the Pietists of Medieval Egypt: A Study of Abraham Maimonides and His Times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198728764
eISBN:
9780191795497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728764.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Islam

Chapter 2 discusses in detail the major rites and rituals at the heart of Egyptian Jewish pietism. It demonstrates that the movement was distinguished less by its mystical doctrine than by its ... More


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