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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mamadou Diouf This introduction provides the context within which the conversation about Rudolph Ware's book is conducted. It identifies the key issues The Walking Qur'an addresses as well as the epistemological ruptures indispensable, according to Ware, to reading the phenomenological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 169–182.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christian Knirsch For the past decades, public discourse on veils in Western societies has mainly focused on the Islamic veil. In the Western history of thought, however, veils have frequently been used as symbols in epistemological contexts, too, both in literary and in theoretical primary texts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 500–512.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ana Vinea Abstract This article examines the notion of evidence ( dalil ) as it circulates in a revivalist religious therapy in contemporary Egypt to address current transformations of Islamic epistemologies, especially in relation to modern science. It focuses on Quranic healing, a Salafi-oriented...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 423–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... : a discursive, epistemological, and material process whereby seemingly “classificatory wholes”—a corporation, an infrastructure, a state asset—were first presented and then rendered as partible entities. As the lines between the public and the private were being redrawn, another conceptual series—“citizenship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of universalism in feminist theory and the ongoing urgency of literal and epistemological translation to the field of feminist studies. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Oyewumi He-Yin Zhen Crenshaw feminism colonialism anti-universalism gender difference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Zachary Wright The publication of Rudolph Ware's The Walking Qur'an revives the debate surrounding fundamentally divergent understandings of Islamic identity, the epistemological divide between Salafism and traditionally trained African Muslim scholars. This article extends Ware's findings...
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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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to Islamic thought and the social transformative aims of their teachings and epistemologies. It focuses on the ways in which the West African clerisy of the historical period covered by Ware framed philosophical resistance strategies, based on their embodied knowledge of the Quran, to combat hegemonic forces...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 678–681.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Rudolph T. Ware, III In this essay, Ware contributes to the Kitabkhana discussion of his book, The Walking Qur'an . The essays in the book forum, he writes, open onto questions of historiography and philosophy, theology and epistemology. Ware responds to these various approaches, defining his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 262–271.
Published: 01 August 2010
... critique of imperialism and nationalism should be informed by a critical epistemology that integrates class, capital, and other social relations with ideologies and practices of power. A feminist historical materialism is used that avoids the either-or binary of material, social relations versus culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 631–643.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and epistemology. Starting in the mid-1970s, four distinct yet overlapping endeavors converged: the work for international human rights, colonial and postcolonial expectations of economic development and well-being, women’s rights and liberation movements, and women’s studies in their global translations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 429–436.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sondra Hale Using field data from Eritrea and Sudan, Hale’s essay interprets women’s political memory work in contemporary conflict situations as forms of resistance. Few approaches are more epistemologically generative in analyzing conflict than the politics of memory in which, by recounting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 243–249.
Published: 01 August 2021
... relevant to the comparative study of Afghanistan, namely, epistemology, class, culture, and empire. It explores how urban Persianate state elites in Kabul exploited imperial opportunities, especially educational opportunities, over the century since constitutional independence. References Adamec...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 513–527.
Published: 01 December 2019
... on astronomical calculations to determine the months of the hijri calendar, it considers three epistemological stances modeled by these positions: correspondence, constructivism, and representation. Taken together, these interventions constitute a minoritarian strain within the fiqh literature that exploited...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 270–277.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of Angolophone critical theorization of premodern traditions such as El Shakry's and Pinto's. El Shakry, Pinto, and Tabatabai all elaborate on the significance of premodern discourses for the epistemological and ethical development of the modern self. They break from conventional teleological imagination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
... (Of the Event). Trans- accept the primacy of practical reason over theo- lated by Richard Rojcewicz and Daniela Vallega-­Neu. retical reason. This move derives support from a Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012. critique of the epistemological separation between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2019
... This special section's focus is less on disciplinary self-evaluations than the kinds of evidence that operate in knowledge traditions that do not fully share the epistemological and ontological presuppositions of the Western secular academy. 2 The three contributors, Ana Vinea, Junaid Quadri, and myself...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 656–666.
Published: 01 December 2015
... a religious country, live political battles that have to be con- neo-­aristocracy that holds onto power precisely be- sidered in terms of generation, class, and gender. cause of its ability to enfranchise youth and women Ware’s insistence on epistemology instead who have been made marginal by the state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 398–402.
Published: 01 December 2013
... is experience. When Guru’s essay was greeted with si- patronizing and situated outside the Dalit experi- lence, it was Sundar Sarukkai who responded with ence (“posterior epistemology”) (25 – 26). In this a long reply. The extended debate between the two context, The Cracked Mirror...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... ideas of these disciplines remain unchanged: for example, the distinction between the sciences and Finally, the supremacy of a social world that humanities as far as their epistemological signifi- is more and more technological makes it increas- cance is concerned, or the belief that the humani- ingly...