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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Jamal Malik © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 Muslim Identities Suspended between Tradition and Modernity* Jamal Malik The major questions of this volume are informed ion, live in this region today. I shall not, of course...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: t i den I Jews, Muslims, and the Modernity Debate Susannah Heschel and Timothy Baker T...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 249–253.
Published: 01 August 2021
... . Amzi-Erdogdular Leyla . “ Alternative Muslim Modernities: Bosnian Intellectuals in the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires .” Comparative Studies in Society and History 59 , no. 4 ( 2017 ): 912 – 43 . Buljina Harun . “ Empire, Nation, and the Islamic World: Bosnian Muslim Reformists between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the Chinese Muslims by the Ottoman Empire’s collapse and by China’s war with Japan. Third, it equated the modern condition of Muslims in both Egypt and China and absorbed otherwise competing intellectual genealogies from al-Azhar and the Muslim Brotherhood. Fourth, it synthesized these genealogies by calling...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... Political Islam's emergence in the colonial context had two distinct responses: first, to engage with ideas of modernity, and, second, to contest and reject Western modernity by positing Islamic revivalism within the ambit of pan-Muslim nationalism. In the current context, the culturalist idiom has been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
...SherAli Tareen Abstract This conceptual essay pivots on the following problem: Tethered to a context of Muslim empire, how is the legacy of the premodern Islamic legal tradition engaged and negotiated in the modern colonial moment in South Asia, marked by the loss of Muslim political sovereignty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 164–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of a prolific Sunni Muslim historian of Ottoman Beirut, Hassan Hallak. Hallak's construction of history is interesting by virtue of his close links to Beirut's Sunni communal power structure. His books, published during a period of crisis and trauma in Beirut's and Lebanon's modern experience, paint Beirut...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 December 2011
... charitable giving in Turkey results from a unique interaction of inherited Ottoman ideology and practices, themselves the result of combined Muslim, Turco-Mongol, Byzantine, and Arab influences; the observed example of modern Western philanthropy, notably that of the United States; and the specific...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., visions that are bound with the different experiences that Christians and Muslims have had of the circumstances and processes in which the modern Lebanese state was formed. “Muslim-Christian coexistence” would make it possible to deal adequately with religious difference and some of its more destructive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 528–542.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., but also in its use as a tool of “inner conversion,” which helps enable a modern refiguring of Muslim faith, from imitation ( taqlid ) to substantiation with evidence ( tahqiq ). Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 religion and science anthropology of knowledge evidence miracles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 310–323.
Published: 01 August 2015
... forms of modernization were very powerful, of the Greek Commonwealth.15 For Zimmern, as such as Japan, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Lebanon, well as young Toynbee, the new British Empire’s and Egypt? In all of these Muslim countries, the rule could be different than Rome’s imperialism. elites were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Hadith Narrations) . Edited by Baz Ibn al-Baqi Muhammad ‘Abd . Beirut : Dar al-Fikr , 1989 . Kaba Lansiné . The Wahhabiyya: Islamic Reform and Politics in French West Africa . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 1974 . Kane Ousmane . Muslim Modernity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 156–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the ghettoization of Muslim populations, and the congruity of Islam with modernity. This article provides a history of this debate, with a focus on its emergence, with the aim to address the different contexts and issues raised in France, Britain, and Germany. It adopts a semiological approach in understanding...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that of specifi- mechanism for conversion to Hinduism. cally cross- border intrusion. The intransigence Alarmed Muslims set in motion a coun- of modernizers can be seen worldwide. These teraction. Tabligh — the defensive project of ac- modernizers may live within the community or quainting Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 214–219.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Written from a historian's perspective, it draws out the ways in which Ahmed is able to illuminate aspects of the past that might be unfamiliar to modern Muslim readers. It also shows how Ahmed's argument risks flattening Muslim pasts by failing to disengage with the dynamism of historical forces...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 575–587.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and elites. As such, there is a need, when addressing gender politics in the Arab and Muslim world, to move beyond simple stances of contesting or inverting single kinds of gender representations (whether “traditional” or “modern”) and instead move toward constructing grounded analyses of how constellations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
... into the emergent, amorphous category of “Arab and Muslim.” While it is true that the racialization of Iranians, Arabs, and Muslims is an overlapping process that similarly affects all three communities, an analysis of the law reveals that the racialization of Iranians has a distinct lineage in American foreign...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 398–417.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Persianate ideas of moral refinement and ethical behavior to put forth modern visions of self and collective association. This process posed a self that was Iranian but identifiable according to Persianate notions of collectivity, allowing for simultaneous broader affiliations with Muslims, Indians...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is a legal fiction: it is, literally, made up by law.” Modern man, according to Ahmed, is Homo juridicus, and thus it is “hardly surprising that the leitmotif of Muslim modernism of every stripe is the assertion of the unilateral normative supremacy of something called shari'ah” (125). Hence it seems...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with Ware's claim that Muslim reformers who by the end of the nineteenth century advocated “modern” pedagogical approaches to education in centers such as Al Azhar or madrases in Senegambia turned their back to the authentically Islamic epistemology of embodiment. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...