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Ideal and Image of Orthodoxy

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/9780198267577.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the extent of the connection between intellectual formulations and the etiquette (adab) of public religious life in Islam. The Ṣa'īdī was evidently shocked at the criticism, and ... More


Experiencing the Holy: Sacred Ritual and Pilgrimage

Josef W. Meri

in The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This chapter discusses pilgrimage and the ziyāra in the Islamic context. It looks at the culture of devotion, of which pilgrimage and saint veneration were an integral part. For many, participating ... More


Jewish Pilgrimage

Josef W. Meri

in The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jewish pilgrimage based on historical and devotional sources and pilgrimage accounts, travel itineraries, letters, and documents from the Cairo Geneza. It examines the ... More


Conclusion

Josef W. Meri

in The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This chapter reexamines the centrality of the cult of saints in Islamic and Jewish traditions in the light of recent research concerning popular and high culture. Neither the traditional dichotomy of ... More


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