Islam in World Cultures: Comparative Perspectives
Islam in World Cultures analyzes differences in Islamic culture and practice by looking not simply at matters of doctrine, but also at how Islam interacts with local cultures.
Islam in World Cultures gathers the work of ten eminent scholars, each of whom has expertise in the Muslim culture of a particular country or geographical area. Individual chapters explore contemporary developments in the Islamic experience in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Central Asia, China, Indonesia, South Africa, Ethiopia, and the United States. This broad treatment provides an introduction to the full range of issues relating to Islam in the context of globalization.
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Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, lived in the Arabian peninsula, mostly in the two towns of Mecca and Medina, from approximately 570 to 632 C.E . For the last 1,400 years, he has been regarded by his followers as ...
In Muhammad's day, however, not everyone in Mecca was instantly won over to the new faith by the beauty of the revealed verses. Muhammad's prophetic challenge to the prevailing norms of polytheistic Arabian society was viewed as ...
At each prayer time, Muslims who do pray face Mecca, each looking toward the same reference point regardless of whether they are to the west, east, north, or south of Arabia. Furthermore, wherever they are, Muslims around the world ...
Hajj, the fifth pillar, is the annual pilgrimage to Mecca during the lunar month Dhu'l-Hijja. Muslims consider it a good thing to visit Mecca at any time of the year, but only a pilgrimage during the appointed ...
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims bowing their heads toward the Holy Kaaba in prayer on the streets of Mecca, March 1, 2001. More than 2 million pilgrims were expected to perform the an- nualhajj that year. (Reuters/CORBIS/Adrees A.
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Chapter TwoIslam after Empire Turkey and the Arab Middle East
Chapter ThreeShiite Islam in Contemporary Iran From Islamic Revolution to Moderating Reform
Chapter FourDebating Orthodoxy Contesting Tradition Islam in Contemporary South Asia
Chapter FiveIslam in Contemporary Central Asia
Chapter SixIslam in China Accommodation or Separatism?
Chapter SevenMuslim Thought and Practice in Contemporary Indonesia
Chapter EightReligion Language and Nationalism Harari Muslims in Christian Ethiopia
Chapter NineRace Ideology and Islam in Contemporary South Africa
Chapter TenPeril and Possibility Muslim Life in the United States
Chapter ElevenSuggestions for Further Reading and Internet Resources
Chapter TwelveKey Terms