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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 398–412.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Esra Özyürek In the past twenty years, around three thousand Turkish Muslims converted to a Turkish-speaking Protestant movement. Despite their small number, they have been physically and ideologically attacked by Turkish nationalists. This article asks why it is so difficult for Turkish secular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Claire Norton The motives behind an individual's conversion to another religion are complex and frequently contested. The moment of conversion for the convert symbolizes the beginning of a new life and new opportunities; yet for the community he or she leaves, it is often interpreted as an act...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 329–344.
Published: 01 August 2020
... it into two parts (theological and factual), receiving the factual and bracketing the theological, and by converting Zalzala from a chronology of horrors to a catalog of normal quakes of a unified seismic earth. This splitting was at odds with Zalzala' s own structure, which joined the two dimensions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... touching on Edward Said's), as well as his thoughts on the anthropologist's positionality. He rebuts charges of nativism and revisits his own family history, thinking about the differences between how his father, who was an intellectual and a convert, inhabited being a Muslim differently than his own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 312–330.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., and, to a lesser extent, Rio de Janeiro. The vast majority of Muslims in Brazil are Arab Middle Eastern immigrants from Syria, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories or their descendants. There are also some African immigrants (from Senegal and Nigeria) and a small but growing number of Brazilian converts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
... impacted Tunisian society and French colonial administration by uncovering the social strategies of the descendants of mamluks who until the 1840s came from Europe and were converted to Islam in order to serve the Tunisian authorities. These descendants chose different paths: from administrative careers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Ram Mohan Roy, the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, efforts on converting of them. These strategies have had and of course, Gandhi with his emphasis on love. But important consequences on the structure of the Indian more pragmatically, the Hindu people neither hesitate Church, and account...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 39–47.
Published: 01 August 1996
... allowed to make converts ferior. This stereotype, which had already been no- from their very arrival in the early 17th century but ticed by Al-Beruni at the beginning of the 1 lth cen- thc number of local converts was always very limited: tury, has persisted to this day. According to the caste...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 46–61.
Published: 01 August 1997
... to take the initiative away from the converts who were migrating into the region.’ On the Europeans. Thus the discourse among colonials never other side stood Christian missionaries who pushed for took direct cognizance of the fact that Afncans had the introduction of Western values...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
...” converted to Islam after court proceed- obtained a certified document from Dar al-­Fatwa ings had already begun, the jurisdiction remained claiming that both he and his children had been with the Catholic church.1 Sunni Muslims since 1988, since minor children...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 201–212.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Qutayba, and probably Hajjaj, believed One problem with controlling Iran’s administra- that by forcibly converting the Central Asian 203 tion was that Zoroastrian dignitaries kept gov- populations to Islam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
... : Fontana , 1993 . Gopalan T. N. “ Converts Quote EVR .” Indian Express , August 19 , 1981 . Guha Ranajit . “ On Some Aspects of the Historiography of Colonial India .” In Subaltern Studies , vol. 1 , 1 – 8 . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 1982 . Guha Ranajit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 447–448.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 448–449.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 452–453.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 454–455.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 456–457.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 458–459.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 450–451.
Published: 01 August 2012
...) tence, along with rival tendencies and measures, fit into broad efforts of forming and reinforcing Contested Conversions to Islam is a study of converts communities and communal identities, institution...