Muslim identity and social change in sub-Saharan Africa

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Muslims -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- Congresses., Muslims -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Ethnic identity -- Congresses., Muslims -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- Congre
Statementedited by Louis Brenner.
ContributionsBrenner, Louis.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL15367846M
ISBN 101850651957, 1850651965

Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa [Brenner, Louis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan AfricaFormat: Hardcover. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: The selected contributions to this book were presented in April at an international conference on Islamic Identities in sub-Saharan Africa.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Islamic hegemonies in the Sudan: Sufism, Mahdism, and Islamism / R.S.

O'Fahey --Leadership, Muslim identities and East African politics: tradition, bureaucratization and communication / François Constantin --Constructing Muslim identities in Mali.

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Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa. The book's wealth of historical detail will please experts in this field. The lack of a glossary of Arabic terms will frustrate the nonspecialist. Also frustrating is the failure of either of the book's two chapters on the Sudan -- sub-Saharan Africa's only state to institute shari ah Author: Gail M.

Gerhart. "This volume is indispensable to anyone who wants to understand current trends in Islam in Africa." --MESA Bulletin "A must read for anyone interested in Muslim identity and social change in sub-Saharan Africa." --Religious Studies Review "The Brenner volume develops a broader range of issues [on] African Muslim communities than any existing study.".

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BOOK REVIEWS Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Edited by LOUIS BRENNER. London: C. Hurst & Company, Pp. Price PB £ X. This book contains selected Muslim identity and social change in sub-Saharan Africa book from a conference on Islamic Identities in Sub-Saharan Africa held in London in the spring of It is divided into five.

Umar, M. Sanni. “Changing Islamic Identity in Nigeria from the s to the s: From Sufism to Anti-Sufism.” In Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Louis Brenner, – Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, Google ScholarAuthor: Marloes Janson.

influence of religion in the lives of many people. It has been observed that in Africa, the sources of social conflicts, and even wars, cannot be restricted to (among other things) 2 Louis Brenner (ed.), Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, London: Hurst & Company,p.

African Islam African Islam Haron, Muhammed Islam in Africa Nura A k l, Adamu Adamu, Amal Yadudu, lai Rashid Motem, and Haruna Salihi, editors Lagos: Spectrum Books Limited, pages. paperback, ISBN cloth. ISBN Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Louis Brenner, editor Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University.

Reviews the book `Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa,' edited by Louis Brenner. Writing Muslim Identity. Siddique Seddon, Mohammad // Insight Turkey;Fall, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p The article reviews the book "Writing Muslim Identity" by Geoffrey Nash.

Muslim identity and social change in Sub-Saharan Africa. - London: Hurst, - X, p.: ill., krt. ; Selection of papers presented at an international conference, held in April - Met index.

ISBN cased ISBN pbk. Constantin, François et Christian Coulon (eds) Religion et transition démocratique en Afrique. Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: Essays in Gender Relations and Political Reform draws together contributions from scholars that focus on changes taking place in the practice of the religion and their effects on civil and political society.

Contributors explore the dramatic changes in gender relations within Islam on the continent, occasioned in part by the events of 9/11 and the response 5/5(1).

The Muslim News (): Expression of an Islamic identity in South Africa Muhammed Haron In Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. Brenner, London: Hurst Bibliographic Category Journal Articles.

The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), a non-profit umbrella body of Islamic clerics in South Africa, is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. It was established in by the Muslim Progressive Society.

As ofapproximately mosques were affiliated with it. Leadership. The current [when?] President of the MJC is Shaykh Irfaan 1st Deputy President is Moulana Abdul Khaliq.

Introduction: Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa to questions of how space is related to the formation of Muslim identity, how Muslim identities are (re)negotiated in daily life, how Islamic.

Local Practices, Global Controversies: Islam in Sub-Saharan African Contexts Kamari Maxine Clarke Photo Credit: Joseph Hill and social change in the Middle East have been at the forefront of American Of these three divisions, by far the most prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa is the Sunni branch of Islamic law and principles, which.

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This book deals with Muslim modernity in a country with the largest single Muslim population in Sub-Saharan Africa.

It provides much needed new grounds for comparative study. Until now, virtually all socio-anthropological works about any specific African country are either authored by nationals of that country or by Western scholars.

Immigration from North Africa, Asia and elsewhere meant a large influx of Islam into Western Europe. In each country, Muslims organized in various ways and established numerous institutions such as mosques, cemeteries, halâl butchers, schools, broadcasting organizations, and political parties, and slowly but surely the outlines of Muslim communities begun to emerge.

Read this book on Questia. This volume is based on presentations by more than a dozen experts, Muslim and non-Muslim, Americans and non-Americans, at a two-day conference, "The World of Islam from Morocco to Indonesia," held in Washington, D.C., in Juneand supplemented by additional material prepared or solicited by the editors.

Umar, M. Changing islamic identity in Nigeria from the s to thes from sufism to anti-sufism. In L. Brenner (Ed.), Muslim identity and social change in sub-Saharan Africa. Indiana: Indiana University Press. Google ScholarAuthor: Amina Alrasheed Nayel. Free Online Library: Religion and the new roles of youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Hausa and Ebira muslim communities in Northern Nigeria, ss.(Essay) by "Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies"; Philosophy and religion Church renewal Analysis History Community Religious aspects Islam Radicalism Religious reform Social structure Teenagers Youth.

Women’s and Gender Studies in English-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Research in the Social Sciences Show all authors. Akosua Adomako Ampofo. addressed in social science research on women’s and gender studies by researchers and activists based in English-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.

The topics covered were selected from those Cited by: Louis Brenner is Professor of the History of Religion in Africa at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of West African Sufi: The Religious Heritage and Spiritual Search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal and editor of Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa (Indiana University Press).

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London Hurst & Co. Umar, M. () ‘Changing Islamic identity in Nigeria from the s to the s: from Sufism to anti-Sufism’ in Brenner, L. (ed.), Muslim Identity and Social Change in sub-Saharan Africa. Bloomington and Indianapolis IN: Indiana University by: 3. “Growing Islamism in Kano City since Causes, Form and Implications.” In Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Brenner, Louis, 91– Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, Cited by: 8.

Pentecostal, Catholic and Muslim organizations often provide essential support for healthcare and education where state institutions are weak or dysfunctional.

Understanding the capacities, limitations and challenges of religious groups in Sub-Saharan Africa is thus essential to conversations about economic development, peacemaking and human. The historical depth, cultural complexity, and social diversity of East Africa, an area encompassing the present nation-states of Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda, are considered in terms of this.

Muhammed Sani Umar, “Changing Islamic Identity in Nigeria from the s to the s: From Sufism to Anti-Sufism,” in Muslim Identity and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. Louis Brenner (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, ): f.;Cited by: 7.The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences.

The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan is a vast di.