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Black Muslim religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975

Author: Edward E Curtis
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edward E. Curtis IV offers the first comprehensive examination of the rituals, ethics, theologies, and religious narratives of the Nation of Islam, showing how the movement combined elements of Afro-Eurasian Islamic traditions with African American traditions to create a new form of Islamic faith. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
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Curtis, Edward E., 1970-
Black Muslim religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607739465
Online version:
Curtis, Edward E., 1970-
Black Muslim religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607890372
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward E Curtis
ISBN: 0807830542 9780807830543 0807857718 9780807857717
OCLC Number: 67392813
Description: xii, 241 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: What Islam has done for me : finding religion in the Nation of Islam --
Making a Muslim messenger : defending the Islamic legitimacy of Elijah Muhammad --
Black Muslim history narratives : orienting the Nation of Islam in Muslim time and space --
The ethics of the Black Muslim body --
Rituals of control and liberation --
Conclusion : becoming Muslim Again.
Responsibility: Edward E. Curtis IV.
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"For Nation of Islam practitioners [of the 1960s and 1970s], Islam was not only a theology but also a system of ritualized practices that brought them what they described as dignity, hope, Read more...

 
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