Modern Islamic Authority and Social Change: Volume 1

Editor: Bano, Masooda
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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ISBN: 978-1-47-443322-8
Category: Religion & Theology - Islam
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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This volume focuses on the four most influential Islamic authority structures with a visible following among Muslims around the globe. It makes a major contribution to refining our understanding of the plurality of Islamic tradition in contemporary times, helping to counter the dominant narrative of an inevitable clash of civilisations.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Glossary
  • Introduction Masooda Bano
  • Part I al-Azhar University and Mosque Network
  • Preface: Al-Azhar University and Mosque Network
  • 1. al-Azhar University: A Crisis of Authority Masooda Bano
  • 2. History and Continuity: al-Azhar and Egypt Nathan Spannaus
  • 3. al-Azhar, Wasaṭīyah, and the Wāqi’ Christopher Pooya Razavian
  • Part II Saudi Salafism
  • Preface: Saudi Salafism
  • 4. Saudi Salafism amid Rapid Social Change Masooda Bano
  • 5. Evolution of Saudi Salafism Nathan Spannaus
  • 6. Post-Salafism: Salman al-Ouda and Hatim al-Awni Christopher Pooya Razavian
  • Part III Deobandi Madrasah Network
  • Preface: Deobandi Madrash Network
  • 7. The Deobandi Network: Steadfast in Taqlīd Masooda Bano
  • 8. Darul Uloom Deoband and South Asian Islam Nathan Spannaus
  • 9. Deoband's Conservatism: T he Dār al-Iftā’, Nadwatul Ulama and Muftī Muhammad Taqi Usmani Christopher Pooya Razavian
  • Part IV Diyanet
  • Preface: Diyanet
  • 10. Diyanet: Taking Center Stage Masooda Bano
  • 11. Religion in the Service of the State: Diyanet and Republican Turkey Nathan Spannaus
  • 12. Turkish Islamic Debates: Diyanet, Hayrettin Karaman, and Recep Şentürk Masooda Bano and Emre Caliskan
  • Notes on the Contributors