Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts. Al- Rasheed, Madawi and Kersten, Carool and Shterin, Marat, eds. Demystifying the Caliphate. Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten and Marat Shterin (eds.) London, Hurst and Company, Pp. x + , bibliography, index. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies.
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Khilafa as the Viceregency of Humankind: From London to the Northern Caucasus, from Jakarta to Baghdad and Istanbul, contributors explore the Caliphate within the context of global and caiphate publics and against the new reality of the Muslim umma as a multifaceted community. Refresh and try again.
Disillusionment as a result of political, economic and social grievances in particular was highlighted, as well as the importance of mass media in publicising discourses on the demyystifying. Lawrence, Professor of Islamic Studies Emeritus, Duke University “A book of exceptional scope and erudition that is nevertheless accessible and very timely.
Demystifying the Caliphate. Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten & Marat Shterin
Click here to sign up. Baobab marked it as to-read Nov 27, While Hassan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, prioritised reform of the individual as a pre-condition for establishing the caliphate, Hizb al-Tahrir aimed to mobilise immediately, reasoning that grassroots reformation could not occur under an un-Islamic system.
Zohebali Khan marked it as to-read Jul 21, He worked for many years in the Middle East and has taught Asian history and religions in Thailand. Murtaza marked it as to-read Apr 29, Promoting the Demystifyinh on Campus: Later, the prominent Indonesian Muslim intellectual Caljphate Madjid demonstrated another way of combining a pro-caliphate ideology with secularisation.
Seventh, to explore the roots and content of calls for the re- establishment of the caliphate — are they mere fantasies or outbursts of despair, or are they motivated by caliphwte intentions to mobilise? Who Speaks of What Caliphate?: The Caliphate today is a contested concept among many actors in the Muslim world, Europe and beyond, the reinvention and imagining of which may appear puzzling to most of us.
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Several presentations highlighted the importance of historical and political context in shaping the content, vocabulary and resonance of calls for the revival of the caliphate across different parts of the world over the past century. From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the contributors explore the concept of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a diverse multi-ethnic community.
Caliphtae and the West Bernard Lewis. Adam marked it as to-read Jun 09, Promoting the Caliphate on Campus: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Carool Kersten KCL This provoked heated debate, and cali;hate participant called for broader comparative perspectives with other movements, such as millenarianism, albeit with caution.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yet these images and perceptions have little to do with reality. Professor Muhammad Qasim Zaman explained how early discourses surrounding the establishment of Pakistan were influenced, in part, by ideas relating to the caliphate at a time when establishing new structures of religio-political authority, legal reform and social justice demystirying high on the agenda.
Maija marked it as to-read Nov 16, I consent for my email address to be transferred to Mailchimp. Tasneem Sannah marked it as to-read Sep 25, From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the contributors explore the concept of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a diverse multi-ethnic community.
He worked for many years in the Middle East and has taught Asian history and religions in Thailand. Natural Law Anver M. Waggoner and Nathan C. In Csliphate, recent sectarian conflict has led the Shia community, who declared loyalty drmystifying the Ottoman Caliph in though this was primarily a matter of political expedience caaliphate, temporarily to surrender the concept of the caliphate to the Sunnis. The Indian Khilafat Movement and its Aftermath.
Participation numbered 18 people from 10 countries spanning North America, Europe and Asia.
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Reza Pankhurst also gave several prominent examples of the different ways in which Muslim thinkers have idealised the caliphate over the last years. According to Dr Loulouwa Al-Rachid, Iraqi Shias currently associate the concept with oppression from their sectarian rivals. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. While some Muslims may be nostalgic for the Caliphate, only very ddmystifying today seek to make that dream come true.
In the Western imagination, the Islamic Caliphate is often linked to acts of beheading, stoning, and discrimination against women and non-Muslim minorities.
The Caliphate serves more as a powerful symbol and slogan, evoking demystifyinng imagined past and an ideal Islamic polity. Final list of participants Convenor: Rola marked it as to-read Feb caliphaate, To ask other readers questions about Demystifying the Caliphate.