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Beyond Jihad

Critical Voices from Inside Islam

  • 198 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Academica Press, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Islam,
  • Political Science,
  • 21st century,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Islam and world politics,
  • Panislamism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKim Ezra Shienbaum (Editor), Jamal Hasan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8812585M
    ISBN 101933146192
    ISBN 109781933146195

    Beyond Jihad describes how trans-Saharan trade and traffic facilitated the spread of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa where merchants, rulers, and clerics ensured its successful establishment. From North Africa Islam followed routes and kingdoms to emerge in sub-Saharan Africa where religious professionals undertook the religion’s peaceful propagation. By observing the current crisis of identity among ordinary Muslims, this timely book explores why, and in what circumstances Muslims speak of jihad. In the end, jihad is what Muslims say it is. Marranci offers us a nuanced and sophisticated anthropological understanding of Muslims' lives far beyond the predictable : Gabriele Marranci.

    Beyond Jihad does not ignore the different outbreaks of jihad in West Africa and reminds the reader that submitting the “pagans” to the rule of Islam and combating those deemed to be the enemies of the faith is a path always present in the minds of . In this book he explains that since the Arab oil embargo of , the Saudis have used their petrodollars to push a disinformation campaign in American universites. The Saudi Wahabists tell us that jihad is just a form of self-improvement, when they know that /5.

    Beyond Jihad examines the origin and evolution of the African pacifist tradition in Islam, beginning with an inquiry into the faith’s origins and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa. The book focuses on the ways in which, without jihad, the religion spread and took hold, and what. Buy the Hardcover Book Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam by Lamin Sanneh at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Over the course of the last years, Islam has grown from a small band of followers on the Arabian peninsula into a global religion of over a billion.


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Beyond Jihad examines the origin and evolution of the African pacifist tradition in Islam, beginning with an inquiry into the faith's origins and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa.

The book focuses on the ways in which, without jihad, the religion spread and took hold, and what that Cited by: 3. BEYOND JIHAD remedies the lack of public commentary by non Western Muslims on the nature and purpose of Jihadi terrorism.

Major scholars such as Dr Ali Sina and Irshad Manji contribute essays on the jihadi impulse and the battle for Islam.3/5(5). Beyond Jihad The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam Lamin Sanneh.

Examines origin and evolution of Muslim African pacifist tradition; Focuses on the ways in which Islam spread and took hold apart from jihad; Argues that Islam was successful in Africa not because of military might but because it was adapted by Africans themselves. Beyond Jihad examines the origin and evolution of the African pacifist tradition in Islam, beginning with an inquiry into the faith's origins and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa.

The book focuses on the ways in which, without jihad, the religion spread and took hold, and what that. Sanneh’s book, “Beyond Jihad,” explores the pacifist tradition of Islam in West Africa, describing how the religion took hold peacefully there — promoted by clerics who relied on religious scholarship and persuasion, not the sword.

Beyond Jihad examines the origin and evolution of the Muslim African pacifist tradition, beginning with an inquiry into Islam’s beginnings and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa.

The book focuses on the ways in which, without jihad, the religion spread and took hold, and what that. Gabriele Marranci is an Italian anthropologist.

Jihad Beyond Islam is mostly an ethnography - interviews with Muslims about what the Islamic concept of Jihad means to them. Marranci's thesis is that a Muslim's view of Jihad is determined not so much by actual Islamic teachings, but rather by identity and personal history.

Being a Muslim is an important part of core identity, and a /5. In Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam, Lamin Sanneh provides an accessible yet thorough account of the clerical tradition and its role in the development of Muslim societies in West ng on over thirty years of ethnographic research and a critical study of documents that include French colonial sources, local biographical dictionaries, and widely.

Jihad Beyond Islam. 'Jihad' is a highly charged word. Often mistranslated as 'Holy War', it has become synonymous with terrorism. Current political events have entirely failed to take account of the subtlety and complexity of jihad.

By observing the current crisis of identity among ordinary Muslims, this timely book explores why, and in Pages: Read the full-text online edition of Jihad beyond Islam (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Jihad beyond Islam. Jihad beyond Islam. By Gabriele Marranci. No cover image have decided to kill themselves and innocent people in the name of jihad.

In this book, I am not interested in discussing the 'tiles', although I shall. The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS is the first one-volume history of jihad in the English language, and the first book to tell the whole truth about Islam’s bloody history in an age when Islamic jihadis are more assertive in Western countries than they have been for centuries.

This book is indispensable to understanding the. 'Jihad' is a highly charged word. Often mistranslated as 'Holy War', it has become synonymous with terrorism.

Current political events have entirely failed to take account of the subtlety and complexity of jihad. Like many concepts with a long history, different cultural ideas have influenced Author: Gabriele Marranci.

‘Beyond Jihad’: A conversation with Lamin Sanneh Friday, Septem A new book by Lamin Sanneh, the D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School and professor of history, offers a different perspective, one drawn from the historical record.

“Beyond Jihad” examines the origin and evolution of the African pacifist tradition in Islam, beginning with an inquiry into the faith’s origins and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa. Read "Beyond Secularism and Jihad. A Triangular Inquiry into the Mosque, the Manger, and Modernity" by Peter D.

Beaulieu available from Rakuten Kobo. Peter D. Beaulieu examines the challenge posed by—and to—modernity and historic Islam as Brand: UPA.

Beyond Jihad examines the origin and evolution of the African pacifist tradition in Islam, beginning with an inquiry into the faith's origins and expansion in North Africa and its transmission across trans-Saharan trade routes to West Africa.

The book focuses on the ways in which, without jihad, the religion spread and took hold, and what that Brand: Oxford University Press. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This collection of non Western scholarly voices is a long awaited remedy to the lack of critical commentary by Muslim intellectuals on the nature of modern Jihadi terrorism and the political debate within Islam over the direction of resistance to modernization and secularization of.

Get this from a library. Jihad beyond Islam. [Gabriele Marranci] -- By observing the current crisis of identity among ordinary Muslims, this book explores why, and in what circumstances Muslims speak of jihad. In the end, jihad is what Muslims say it is. Marranci.

IRC Book Review: Beyond Jihad. Posted by Wisconsin Muslim Journal | | Book. Elise Bellin, MLIS is the IRC Librarian and this book review is part of an ongoing series that focuses on a range of books within the IRC collection as a service to the community. Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam.

by Lamin Sanneh. The information about My Accidental Jihad shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. “Beyond Jihad is a grand narrative of the pacifist practice of inter-generational peaceful conversion and assimilation of Islam in West Africa, masterfully told by a multilingual, intellectually honest, and scholarly rigorous native son.

The unique combination of down-to-earth yet sophisticated analysis by a compassionate yet impartial. Beyond Jihad is clear, thorough, and well-argued. It would be appropriate for general studies focused on Islam in West Africa as well as concepts of jihad in Islam. * James C. Riggan, Reading Religion * Beyond Jihad teaches us the importance of supporting scholars, clerics, and governments who want to promote the pacifist agenda/5(2).

Lamin Sanneh’s book Beyond Jihad deals with the peaceful transmission of Islam in West Africa by a pacifist clerical group. The author challenges the claim that the old African kingdom of Ghana was conquered by the militant Berber Almoravids in the eleventh : John Azumah.