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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 100–111.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Nargis Virani Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 “I am the Nightingale of the Merciful”: Rumi's Use of the Qur’an and Hadith Nargis Virani In loving memory of Annemarie Schimmel (1922-2003...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ousseina Dioula Alidou This article uses Rudolph T. Ware III's original and compelling book, The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa , as a window through which to reflect on the contribution of West African clerisy of the classical Quran tradition...
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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 (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 (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): 656–666.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Wendell Hassan Marsh The Walking Qur'an by Rudolph T. Ware III ambitiously takes on African and Islamic studies in a call to make the study of Islam in Africa more central to the two fields that have left it lying in a double margin. By arguing that a series of root metaphors from the tradition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Souleymane Bachir Diagne Rudolph Ware's groundbreaking work, The Walking Qur'an , is for the most part devoted to an important episode of the history of Senegambia known as “the Wars of the Marabouts.” Leaning on works by historians of the period, Ware revisits the episode using a powerful...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 528–542.
Published: 01 December 2019
... childish fears and sentimentality.” Taylor, A Secular Age , 365 . For him, the destination of modern science's conversion is to the disenchanted world of the secular age. References Abdul-Raof Hussein . Theological Approaches to Qur'anic Exegesis: A Practical Comparative-Contrastive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 90–99.
Published: 01 August 2002
...- In the sermon in question, Rumi embarked on an isolated feat ure behind her…the adverse circumstances causing a of tafsir (Qur’anic commentary), during which he gently relo- man to beget something not as perfect as himself in- cated the sacred. In the process, he exercised his regular habit clude...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 35–38.
Published: 01 August 1992
... individual’s attempt to have the Qur’an proscribed. notice appeared in the September 15 issue of India According to this individual, the Qur’an allegedly con- Todny. The review was mostly enthusiastic, with em- tained statements that were hurtful to other religious phasis placed on the book’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 660–661.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., “The For the most part, Kresse describes and con- Qur’an, the revealed Word of God, is often charac- textualizes the ideas of the three men without evalu- terized as the perfect poem,” and he suggests that ating their validity. In true anthropological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 662–663.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., “The For the most part, Kresse describes and con- Qur’an, the revealed Word of God, is often charac- textualizes the ideas of the three men without evalu- terized as the perfect poem,” and he suggests that ating their validity. In true anthropological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 663–666.
Published: 01 December 2010
... eyebrows, if not outright objec- of society. tions, among Muslims. For example, he writes, “The For the most part, Kresse describes and con- Qur’an, the revealed Word of God, is often charac...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 57–64.
Published: 01 August 1989
... to them.” 1) The New Qur’an. The Muslim conqueror of Alexandria ordered the burning of all the books in the However, with the Jaina philosophy the principle Library on the grounds that: either the books say some- does not stop with the platitude of toleration towards thing other than the Qur’an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 August 1992
..., and culturally wedded to the past, is in maxims present in the Qur’an) not search into the un- dire need of educational, social and political known. Islamic science seeks no new mathematical reform if science and human dignity are to principles, no new experiments will be designed for its flourish...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
... . “All Animals Are Equal, or Are They? The Ikhwan al-Safa's Animal Epistle and Its Unhappy End.” Journal of Qur'anic Studies 16 ( 2014 ): 42 – 88 . ———. Animals in the Qur'an . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . Tylor Edward B. Primitive Culture: Researches...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 385–386.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on Ru- dolph T. Ware III’s The Walking Qur’an: Islamic Edu- cation, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Af- rica. Contributors pick up on Ware’s bold attempt to trace the pedagogies of Islamic education from within, as he highlights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 25–31.
Published: 01 August 1990
..., this economic development against acute socio-economic disparity, religious deca- led to the reformation of Christianity in the West. Re- dence and moral degeneration. As enunciated in the formed Christianity compromised with the new cate- Qur’an Islam broadly connotes the way of life (din, mil- gories...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 641–647.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Philosophy . Paris : Présence Africaine , 1959 . ———. La Philosophie Bantou . Paris : Présence Africaine , 1949 . Trimingham J. Spencer . Islam in West Africa . Oxford : Clarendon , 1959 . Ware Rudolph T. III . The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 145–146.
Published: 01 August 2002
... institutions in the Muslim world such as the University of Jordan in Amman, the Bourguiba Institute in Tunis, and al- Azhar mosque in Cairo. At al-Azhar she studied the Qur'an with the Shaykh of al-Azhar and earned a shahadah (certifi- cate) and an ijazah (permission to teach the Qur'an). Her dis...