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The Resource Islam in South Asia in practice, Barbara D. Metcalf, editor

Islam in South Asia in practice, Barbara D. Metcalf, editor

Label
Islam in South Asia in practice
Title
Islam in South Asia in practice
Statement of responsibility
Barbara D. Metcalf, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume of Princeton Readings in Religions brings together the work of more than thirty scholars of Islam and Muslim societies in South Asia to create a rich anthology of primary texts that contributes to a new appreciation of the lived religious and cultural experiences of the world's largest population of Muslims. The thirty-four selections--translated from Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Tamil, Gujarati, Hindavi, Dakhani, and other languages--highlight a wide variety of genres, many rarely found in standard accounts of Islamic practice, from oral narratives to elite guidance manuals, fr
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Metcalf, Barbara
Series statement
Princeton readings in religions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam
  • RELIGION
  • Islam
  • South Asia
  • RELIGION / Islam / General
  • Islam
  • Religionsausübung
  • Südasien
  • Islam
Label
Islam in South Asia in practice, Barbara D. Metcalf, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A historical overview of Islam in South Asia / Barbara D. Metcalf -- Devotion and praise : to Allah, Muhammad, imams, and elders. Satpanthi Ismaili songs to Hazrat Ali and the imams / Ali S. Asani -- The soul's quest in Malik Muhammad Jayasi's Hindavi romance / Aditya Behl -- Pilgrimage to the shrines in Ajmer / Catherine B. Asher -- Women's grinding and spinning songs of devotion in the late medieval deccan / Richard Eaton -- Qawwali songs of praise / Syed Akbar Hyder and Carla Petievich -- Na't : media contexts and transnational dimensions of a devotional practice / Patrick Eisenlohr -- Shi'i mourning in Muhurram : Nauha laments for children killed at Karbala / Syed Akbar Hyder and Carla Petievich -- Islam and the devotional image in Pakistan / Jamal J. Elias -- Holy and exemplary lives. Ibn Battuta meets Shah Jalal al-Din Tabrizi in Bengal / Barbara D. Metcalf -- Narratives of the life of Haider Shaykh in Punjab / Anna Bigelow -- The daily life of a saint, Ahmad Sirhindi, by Badr al-Din Sirhindi / Carl Ernst -- Sufi ritual practice among the Barkatiyya Sayyids of U.P. : Nuri Miyan's life and 'urs, late nineteenth-early twentieth centuries / Usha Sanyal -- Transgressions of a holy fool : a majzub in colonial India / Nile Green -- The transmission of learning. Saving Tamil Muslims from the torments of hell : Vannapparimalappulavar's book of one thousand questions / Ronit Ricci -- The Taqwiyyat al-Iman (support of the faith) by Shah Isma'il Shahid / Barbara D. Metcalf -- The brilliance of hearts : Hajji Imdadullah teaches meditation and ritual / Scott Kugle -- Studying hadith in a Madrasa in the early twentieth century / Muhammad Qasim Zaman -- Jihad in the way of God : a Tablighi Jama'at account of a mission in India / Barbara D. Metcalf -- A college girl gives a Qur'an lesson in Bangladesh / Maimuna Huq
Control code
ocn699474577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 474 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831388
Lccn
2008052340
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.23943/9781400831388
Other physical details
illustrations, 2 maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv322dws
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699474577
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Islam in South Asia in practice, Barbara D. Metcalf, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A historical overview of Islam in South Asia / Barbara D. Metcalf -- Devotion and praise : to Allah, Muhammad, imams, and elders. Satpanthi Ismaili songs to Hazrat Ali and the imams / Ali S. Asani -- The soul's quest in Malik Muhammad Jayasi's Hindavi romance / Aditya Behl -- Pilgrimage to the shrines in Ajmer / Catherine B. Asher -- Women's grinding and spinning songs of devotion in the late medieval deccan / Richard Eaton -- Qawwali songs of praise / Syed Akbar Hyder and Carla Petievich -- Na't : media contexts and transnational dimensions of a devotional practice / Patrick Eisenlohr -- Shi'i mourning in Muhurram : Nauha laments for children killed at Karbala / Syed Akbar Hyder and Carla Petievich -- Islam and the devotional image in Pakistan / Jamal J. Elias -- Holy and exemplary lives. Ibn Battuta meets Shah Jalal al-Din Tabrizi in Bengal / Barbara D. Metcalf -- Narratives of the life of Haider Shaykh in Punjab / Anna Bigelow -- The daily life of a saint, Ahmad Sirhindi, by Badr al-Din Sirhindi / Carl Ernst -- Sufi ritual practice among the Barkatiyya Sayyids of U.P. : Nuri Miyan's life and 'urs, late nineteenth-early twentieth centuries / Usha Sanyal -- Transgressions of a holy fool : a majzub in colonial India / Nile Green -- The transmission of learning. Saving Tamil Muslims from the torments of hell : Vannapparimalappulavar's book of one thousand questions / Ronit Ricci -- The Taqwiyyat al-Iman (support of the faith) by Shah Isma'il Shahid / Barbara D. Metcalf -- The brilliance of hearts : Hajji Imdadullah teaches meditation and ritual / Scott Kugle -- Studying hadith in a Madrasa in the early twentieth century / Muhammad Qasim Zaman -- Jihad in the way of God : a Tablighi Jama'at account of a mission in India / Barbara D. Metcalf -- A college girl gives a Qur'an lesson in Bangladesh / Maimuna Huq
Control code
ocn699474577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 474 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831388
Lccn
2008052340
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.23943/9781400831388
Other physical details
illustrations, 2 maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv322dws
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699474577
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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