The Resource Making moderate Islam : Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy, Rosemary R. Corbett, (ebook)

Making moderate Islam : Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy, Rosemary R. Corbett, (ebook)

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Making moderate Islam : Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy
Title
Making moderate Islam
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Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy
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Rosemary R. Corbett
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eng
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Drawing on a decade of research into the community that proposed the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque," this book refutes the idea that current demands for Muslim moderation have primarily arisen in response to the events of 9/11, or to the violence often depicted in the media as unique to Muslims. Instead, it looks at a century of pressures on religious minorities to conform to dominant American frameworks for race, gender, and political economy. These include the encouraging of community groups to provide social services to the dispossessed in compensation for the government's lack of welfare provisions in an aggressively capitalist environment. Calls for Muslim moderation in particular are also colored by racist and orientalist stereotypes about the inherent pacifism of Sufis with respect to other groups. The first investigation of the assumptions behind moderate Islam in our country, Making Moderate Islam is also the first to look closely at the history, lives, and ambitions of the those involved in Manhattan's contested project for an Islamic community center
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Midwest
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Corbett, Rosemary R
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297.09747/109051
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Sufism
  • Islam and politics
  • Sufis
  • Mosques
  • Voluntarism
  • Muslims
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adult
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Making moderate Islam : Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy, Rosemary R. Corbett, (ebook)
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9781503600843
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT11891823
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11891823
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Making moderate Islam : Sufism, service, and the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy, Rosemary R. Corbett, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • 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
9781503600843
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891823
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891823
System control number
MWT11891823
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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