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Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Ahmed Afzal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the ... More


The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

Henri Lauzière

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175500
eISBN:
9780231540179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175500.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Some Islamic scholars hold that Salafism is an innovative and rationalist effort at Islamic reform that emerged in the late nineteenth century but gradually disappeared in the mid twentieth. Others ... More


In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649795
eISBN:
9781469649818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649795.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Centering Pakistan in a story of transnational Islam stretching from South Asia to the Middle East, Simon Wolfgang Fuchs offers the first in-depth ethnographic history of the intellectual production ... More


The Pakistan Independence Day Festival: The Making of a “Houston Tradition”

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the Pakistan Independence Day Festival. The complexities in negotiations of transnationality that are centered on the intersection of transnational Islam, South Asian cultural ... More


“It’s Allah’s Will”: The Transnational Muslim Heritage Economy

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the intersections of transnational Islam with the neoliberal capitalist economy through an ethnographic analysis of the transformations in the South Asian ethnic economy, from ... More


“Pakistanis Have Always Been Radio People”: Transnational Media, Business Imperatives, and Homeland Politics

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Pakistani radio programming in Houston to examine the complex intertwining of transnational religious belonging with projects of diasporic nationhood. In Houston, Pakistani ... More


South Asia, the Middle East, and Muslim Transnationalism

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649795
eISBN:
9781469649818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649795.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The conclusion revisits the extent to which Pakistani Shi‘is have been increasingly drawn into the circuits of the Shi‘i international in the course of the 20th and 21st centuries. It argues that ... More


The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

David Tittensor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Gülen Movement is a transnational Muslim faith-based education movement that has established schools in more than 140 countries. Originating in Turkey, the movement, named after its eponymous ... More


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