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Title:
African Islam and Islam in Africa : encounters between Sufis and Islamists
Author:
Rosander, Eva Evers.
Publication Information:
Athens : Ohio University Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
x, 347 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
"In co-operation with the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden."
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the Islamization of "tradition" and "modernity" / Sub-Saharan Africa and the wider world of Islam : historical and contemporary perspectives / Maghribi Islam and Islam in the Maghrib : the eternal dichotomy / Islam and human rights in Sahelian Africa / Translations of the Quran into Swahili, and contemporary Islamic revival in East Africa / Islamization of contemporary Egypt / Sufism and Islamism in the Sudan / Role of Sufi women in an Algerian pilgrimage ritual / Making of a Mouride Mahdi : Serigne Abdoulaye Yakhine Diop of Thies / Power of knowledge : the life of Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Islamic judge in Ngaoundéré, Northern Cameroon / Islamic reform and political change : the example of Abubakar Gumi and the Yan Izala movement in Northern Nigeria / Reaction and action : accounting for the rise of Islamism
ISBN:
9780821412138

9780821412145
Format :
Book