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Islam in world cultures [electronic resource] : comparative perspectives / edited by R. Michael Feener.

Contributor(s): Feener, R. Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion in contemporary cultures: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 387 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 1576075192 (electronic bk.); 9781576075197 (electronic bk.); 1576075168 (hardback : alk. paper); 9781576075166 (hardback : alk. paper); 1280712279; 9781280712272.Subject(s): Islam -- 21st century | Islam and civil society | Islam and state -- Islamic countries | Islamic countries -- Civilization -- 21st century | RELIGION -- Islam -- History | Islamitische wereld | Islam | Cultuur | Internationalisatie | Religious Studies | RegionalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Islam in world cultures.DDC classification: 297/.09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Islam: historical introduction and overview / R. Michael Feener -- Islam after empire: Turkey and the Arab Middle East / Gregory Starrett -- Shi'ite Islam in contemporary Iran: from Islamic revolution to moderating reform / David Buchman -- Debating orthodoxy, contesting tradition: Islam in contemporary South Asia / Robert Rozehnal -- Islam in contemporary Central Asia / Adeeb Khalid -- Islam in China: accommodation or separatism? / Dru C. Gladney -- Muslim thought and practice in contemporary Indonesia / Anna Gade and R. Michael Feener -- Religion, language, and nationalism: Harari Muslims in Christian Ethiopia / Tim Carmichael -- Race, ideology, and Islam in contemporary South Africa / Abdulkader Tayob -- Peril and possibility: Muslim life in the United States / Edward E. Curtis IV.
Summary: Analyzes differences in Islamic culture and practice by looking not simply at matters of doctrine, but also at how Islam interacts with local cultures.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Islam: historical introduction and overview / R. Michael Feener -- Islam after empire: Turkey and the Arab Middle East / Gregory Starrett -- Shi'ite Islam in contemporary Iran: from Islamic revolution to moderating reform / David Buchman -- Debating orthodoxy, contesting tradition: Islam in contemporary South Asia / Robert Rozehnal -- Islam in contemporary Central Asia / Adeeb Khalid -- Islam in China: accommodation or separatism? / Dru C. Gladney -- Muslim thought and practice in contemporary Indonesia / Anna Gade and R. Michael Feener -- Religion, language, and nationalism: Harari Muslims in Christian Ethiopia / Tim Carmichael -- Race, ideology, and Islam in contemporary South Africa / Abdulkader Tayob -- Peril and possibility: Muslim life in the United States / Edward E. Curtis IV.

Analyzes differences in Islamic culture and practice by looking not simply at matters of doctrine, but also at how Islam interacts with local cultures.

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