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Islam in Africa and the middle east : studies on conversion and renewal

by Levtzion, Nehemia; Abirbol, Michel(jt, ed).
Publisher: Great Britain : Variorum, 2007Description: 300 p.ISBN: 0860789888.Subject(s): African history | Asian - Middle Eastern history | Asian history | Islamic studies | World history | Islamic renewal | History | Religion - World Religions | Africa | Islam | Middle EastOnline resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online Summary: This second volume of studies by the late Nehemia Levtzion pursues the themes covered in his previous collection, Islam in West Africa; it also maintains a particular interest in the history of Africa while including broader chronological and geographic perspectives. It includes four new papers, delivered by the author in the years before his death, specially prepared for publication in this volume. In the first part, there is an emphasis on processes of conversion and Islamization, but the studies also cover Islamic perceptions of and presence in Africa; the second focuses on Islamic movements of revival and renewal, Sufism and fundamentalism.
List(s) this item appears in: Islamic Studies (Anila Ishtiaq)
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This second volume of studies by the late Nehemia Levtzion pursues the themes covered in his previous collection, Islam in West Africa; it also maintains a particular interest in the history of Africa while including broader chronological and geographic perspectives. It includes four new papers, delivered by the author in the years before his death, specially prepared for publication in this volume. In the first part, there is an emphasis on processes of conversion and Islamization, but the studies also cover Islamic perceptions of and presence in Africa; the second focuses on Islamic movements of revival and renewal, Sufism and fundamentalism.

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