New Anthropology of Islam (BOK)

John R Bowen

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In this powerful, but accessible new study, John Bowen draws on a full range of work in social anthropology to present Islam in ways that emphasise its constitutive practices, from praying and learning to judging and political organising. Starting at the heart of Islam - revelation and learning in Arabic lands - Bowen shows how Muslims have adapted Islamic texts and traditions to ideas and conditions in the societies in which they live. Returning to key case studies in Asia, Africa and Western Europe, to explore each major domain of Islamic religious and social life, Bowen also considers the theoretical advances in social anthropology that have come out of the study of Islam. A New Anthropology of Islam is essential reading for all those interested in the study of Islam and for those following new developments in the discipline of anthropology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter John R Bowen
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521529785
Antall sider 230 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,9cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 348 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd