The Resource And Then We Work for God : Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey, Kimberly Hart, (ebook)

And Then We Work for God : Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey, Kimberly Hart, (ebook)

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And Then We Work for God : Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey
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And Then We Work for God
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Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey
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Kimberly Hart
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eng
Summary
Turkey's contemporary struggles with Islam are often interpreted as a conflict between religion and secularism played out most obviously in the split between rural and urban populations. The reality, of course, is more complicated than the assumptions. Exploring religious expression in two villages, this book considers rural spiritual practices and describes a living, evolving Sunni Islam, influenced and transformed by local and national sources of religious orthodoxy. Drawing on a decade of research, Kimberly Hart shows how religion is not an abstract set of principles, but a complex set of practices. Sunni Islam structures individual lives through rituals-birth, circumcision, marriage, military service, death-and the expression of these traditions varies between villages. Hart delves into the question of why some choose to keep alive the past, while others want to face a future unburdened by local cultural practices. Her answer speaks to global transformations in Islam, to the push and pull between those who maintain a link to the past, even when these practices challenge orthodoxy, and those who want a purified global religion
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Midwest
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1967-
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Hart, Kimberly
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297.8/109562
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Islam
  • Islam and culture
  • Rural population
  • Turkey
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adult
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And Then We Work for God : Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey, Kimberly Hart, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780804786683
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891523
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11891523
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And Then We Work for God : Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey, Kimberly Hart, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804786683
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891523
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891523
System control number
MWT11891523
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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