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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Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam acknowledges a spiritual lineage through Abraham and teaches that one God has communicated to humanity through a succession of prophets. Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, lived in the Arabian peninsula ...
(Quoted in al-Udhari 1999, 240) The intense, emotional attachment to the memory of Muhammad evoked by lines like these reveal the deep personal and spiritual appeal of the way of the Prophet, an appeal that is often hidden from outside ...
Most Shi'ites in both of those countries are of the Ithna'ashirite sect, which acknowledges a succession of twelve spiritual leaders (also referred to as imams) in the line of Ali. This group comprises the largest number of Shi'ites in ...
Practitioners of zuhd imagined that by denying themselves some of the physical luxuries that had proliferated with the expansion of the Islamic empire, they could regain the pristine spiritual relationship between God and humankind that ...
The institutional level eventually developed analogously, as the transmission of various ways (tariqas) of teachers (shaykhs) more advanced on the spiritual path of Sufism became institutionalized for the instruction and benefit of ...
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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