The Resource IMuslims: : rewiring the house of Islam, Gary R. Bunt, (ebook)

IMuslims: : rewiring the house of Islam, Gary R. Bunt, (ebook)

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IMuslims: : rewiring the house of Islam
Title
IMuslims:
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rewiring the house of Islam
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Gary R. Bunt
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Rewiring the house of Islam
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eng
Summary
Exploring the increasing impact of the Internet on Muslims around the world, this book sheds new light on the nature of contemporary Islamic discourse, identity, and community.The Internet has profoundly shaped how both Muslims and non-Muslims perceive Islam and how Islamic societies and networks are evolving and shifting in the twenty-first century, says Gary Bunt. While Islamic society has deep historical patterns of global exchange, the Internet has transformed how many Muslims practice the duties and rituals of Islam. A place of religious instruction may exist solely in the virtual world, for example, or a community may gather only online. Drawing on more than a decade of online research, Bunt shows how social-networking sites, blogs, and other "cyber-Islamic environments" have exposed Muslims to new influences outside the traditional spheres of Islamic knowledge and authority. Furthermore, the Internet has dramatically influenced forms of Islamic activism and radicalization, including jihad-oriented campaigns by networks such as al-Qaeda. By surveying the broad spectrum of approaches used to present dimensions of Islamic social, spiritual, and political life on the Internet, iMuslims encourages diverse understandings of online Islam and of Islam generally
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Midwest
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Bunt, Gary R
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297.0285/4678
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Islamic civilization and Muslim networks
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  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • Jihad
  • Electronic books
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adult
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IMuslims: : rewiring the house of Islam, Gary R. Bunt, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807887714
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719208
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remote
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11719208
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MWT11719208
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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IMuslims: : rewiring the house of Islam, Gary R. Bunt, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807887714
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719208
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719208
System control number
MWT11719208
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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