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Islam in America

Islam in America

Author: Jonathan Curiel
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris., 2015, cop. 2015.
Series: Islam in ...; Islam in ...
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"Islam is a hidden ingredient in the melting pot of America. Though there are between 2 and 8 million Muslims in the USA, Islam has traditionally had little political clout compared to other minority faiths. Nonetheless it is believed to be the country's fastest-growing religion, with a vibrant culture of theological debate, particularly regarding the role of women preachers. In Islam in America, Jonathan Curiel  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Curiel
ISBN: 9781848855984 1848855982 9781848855991 1848855990
OCLC Number: 919309665
Description: 1 vol. (XXII-186 p.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Malise Ruthven viiPreface: Islam's Growing Presence in America xv1 Slavery and the Struggle to Maintain Belief:American Islam, 1619-1865 12 'White Muslims' Change the Face of a Faith:American Islam, 1890-1910 133 Islam Becomes a Religion of the Nation: AmericanIslam, 1920-1965 224 Islam Establishes an Identity Far Beyond theMosque: American Islam, 1965-2010 365 The Shock of 9/11: Crisis and Confidence forMuslim-Americans 506 The Diversity of American Muslims: A Religious,Ethnic, and Cultural Profile 637 Who's Who in Muslim America 828 Gender and Religion: How 'Feminist Islam' HasTaken Root and Flourished in America9 In Politics, Muslim-Americans Progress One Stepat a Time 11810 Conflicts and Co-Existence: The American Dreamin the Twenty-First Century 130Notes 161Select Bibliography 178Index 179
Series Title: Islam in ...; Islam in ...
Responsibility: Jonathan Curiel.
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'Islam in America offers a remarkably original and readable narrative of the history of Islam & Muslims in America. Jonathan Curiel here reveals a side of American Muslim culture that is as old as Read more...

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