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The Aliites : race and law in the religions of Noble Drew Ali

Author: Spencer Dew
Publisher: Chicago ; London The University of Chicago Press 2019
Series: Class 200, new studies in religion
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Creatively uses Aliite religious movments, such as the Moorish Science Temple of America, to illuminate the larger intersection of religion, race, citizenship, and law in America.


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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Named Person: Drew Ali
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer Dew
ISBN: 9780226647968 022664796X 9780226648019 022664801X
OCLC Number: 1140168976
Description: xiii, 235 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: Dialing in to contemporary American religion --
Introduction: "To be law-abiders and good citizens": Drew Ali's "Divine and National Movement" --
E pluribus unum: Drew Ali's democratic theology --
Stars in relation to stars: Aliite sovereignty in politics and law --
Annuit coeptis: recognition, authority, and law --
Beneath the wings and the shadow of the eagle: Aliite sovereignty and the power of the state --
The all-seeing eye: display and surveillance --
The unfinished pyramid: knowledge and the legal --
Novus ordo seclorum: experiments in reordering society --
Conclusion: Aliite faith in American citizenship.
Series Title: Class 200, new studies in religion
Responsibility: Spencer Dew.


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