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Hearing Allah's call : preaching and performance in Indonesian Islam

Author: Julian Millie
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hearing Allah's Call changes the way we think about Islamic communication. In the city of Bandung in Indonesia, sermons are not reserved for mosques and sites for Friday prayers. Muslim speakers are in demand for all kinds of events, from rites of passage to motivational speeches for companies and other organizations. Julian Millie spent fourteen months sitting among listeners at such events, and he provides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Millie, Julian, 1967-
Hearing Allah's call.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017003656
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Millie
ISBN: 9781501709609 1501709607 1501713116 9781501713118 9781501713125 1501713124
OCLC Number: 972200806
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages)
Contents: Preaching diversity in Bandung --
The unique voice and its travails --
Persis : preaching "without performing" --
The languages of preaching in the Islamic public sphere --
The listening audience laughs and cries : the writing public thinks --
A feminised domain : Islamic oratory and women listeners --
Public contests and the pragmatics of performance --
Standing up for listening --
Conclusion : a successful public Islamic project.
Responsibility: Julian Millie.
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Hearing Allah's Call changes the way we think about Islamic communication. In the city of Bandung in Indonesia, sermons are not reserved for mosques and sites for Friday prayers. Muslim speakers are  Read more...

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"A richly-textured and critically insightful ethnography of Islamic preaching in contemporary Indonesia.... [The book succeeds in] stimulating critical reflections on modes of cultural production and Read more...

 
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