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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
... into the field of articulated theology, suggesting a virulent contestation for orthodoxy where traditionalists are hardly outflanked by the supposed scripturalism of Salafi doctrine. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Islam Africa theology Salafism Sufism References Brenner Louis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 329–344.
Published: 01 August 2020
... relevance of ethical reflection. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 destruction seismology earthquakes disasters science Islamic theology theology “Sharp earthquake shocks 1505 hours yesterday about 50 killed and 250 injured at Nablus about 22 killed and 25 injured at Ramleh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 620–637.
Published: 01 December 2022
... children to wolves and ends in a missionary theology that claims wolf children as evidence of Christian grace and redemption. It underlines how unexpectedly significant a reckoning with the nonhuman was for evangelical theology and narrative in the colony, and how the narrative depended on trans-species...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Richard McGregor This essay focuses on animals as a site for religion and identifies what McGregor calls the “religion of animals.” The construction of the human-animal divide is explored through the Quran, Islamic theology, and philosophy, with particular attention paid to the encyclopedic epistle...
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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 (2008) 28 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., an assault on the notion of “subjectivity” common to both the realist novel and Western psychological norms. It attacks not only the idea of monotheistic theologies but their very structure—the grammar of faith—and with it the spiritualization of all careor desire. Éden, Éden, Éden is a world without love...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 194–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the relationship between media and religion, it suggests that in Rwanda debates about the kind of music Pentecostal artists should perform must be contextualized in relation to (1) a Pentecostal “theology of sound,” or the belief that particular music and sound practices bring individuals closer to God; and (2...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... itself through a “secular,” “democratic,” and “feminist” transformation of Islamic theology. The emergence of Islamic feminisms is thus regarded as a paradoxical consequence of the spaces that Islamism created in the course of participation in the political game. The article argues that women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 August 2021
... by Duke University Press 2021 Christian nationalism theology politics Africa On November 13, 2018, Zambia's recently appointed Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs (MNGRA) Reverend Godfridah Sumaili stood before the Zambian parliament asking for approval for her ministry's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
... interlocution with postrevolutionary thinkers that includes fieldwork in the public and private centers of education in Tehran and Qom. It is ethnographically centered on a seminar titled Ilahiyat-i Siyasi (Political Theology), in which seminarian-academics selectively read and translate authors and texts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins Abstract This review looks at how Shahab Ahmed engages with history, political elitism, secularism, and anthropology in his book What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Islam political theology culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
... monolith. That is not the point. Rather, the point being that an imperial political theology, anchored on the assumption of Muslim political and theological supremacy over non-Muslims, served as a critical backdrop to the formation of the canonical sources of knowledge, such as the Hanafi legal canon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 270–277.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as an early attempt, prior to the Enlightenment, to establish an epistemological break from the coordinate of inherited sciences of law, philosophy, and theology as well as the mirror of the prince genre of the Islamic West and elaborate on phenomena from an epistemological standpoint of an unprecedented...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 1994
... at the head of my group Islamist theology. or jama‘ah pretty much the way the Prophet ended There is certainly something mock-Lutheran up at the head of his own. about Shukri Mustafa stomping out of the estab- As the scandalous-if not blasphemous-nature lished mosque, so...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 561–567.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... In Climate Change and the Art of Devotion , Sugata Ray maps such connections among climatic variability, historical eventfulness, theology, and aesthetic practice. He persuasively reads changes in the Vaishnava liturgy of early modern Braj as a response to the global climatic upheavals of the Little Ice Age...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 368–388.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Political Theology and Political Philosophy . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2011 . Myers David N. “ Of Marranos and Memory: Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History .” In Jewish History and Jewish Memory: Essays in Honor of Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi , edited...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 50–53.
Published: 01 August 1988
... of the lower middle classes kept in the banks cial reality by relating them to theology.’ Modem social sci- which are controlled by the government. Through thm pre- ences actually developed when theology and religion were scribed rituals the common masses are made to believe that separated from them...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
... a religiosity in conformity with the new social on religious education. The report signaled a A project. In 1924 madrassas (religious schools failure in the objective of the substitution of re- for higher education) closed and the Faculty of ligious feeling with national sensibilities. Conse- Theology...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 2016
... . Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty . New York : Columbia University Press , 2011 . LaCapra Dominick . Writing History, Writing Trauma . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2001 . Laroui Abdallah . The Crisis of the Arab Intellectual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 656–672.
Published: 01 December 2007
... for the difficulty of relating the orientalists’ studies any hierarchy or truth-value in various islams of a single, universal Islam to ethnographer’s di- was trading in theology, he contended, and not verse, local observations of Muslim practices was in anthropology. Little traditions were no differ- becoming...