The Resource What is a madrasa?, Ebrahim Moosa, (ebook)

What is a madrasa?, Ebrahim Moosa, (ebook)

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What is a madrasa?
Title
What is a madrasa?
Statement of responsibility
Ebrahim Moosa
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Language
eng
Summary
Taking us inside the world of the madrasa-the most common type of school for religious instruction in the Islamic world-Ebrahim Moosa provides an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to understand orthodox Islam in global affairs. Focusing on postsecondary-level religious institutions in the Indo-Pakistan heartlands, Moosa explains how a madrasa can simultaneously be a place of learning revered by many and an institution feared by many others, especially in a post-9/11 world. Drawing on his own years as a madrasa student in India, Moosa describes in fascinating detail the daily routine for teachers and students today. He shows how classical theological, legal, and Qur'anic texts are taught, and he illuminates the history of ideas and politics behind the madrasa system. Addressing the contemporary political scene in a clear-eyed manner, Moosa introduces us to madrasa leaders who hold diverse and conflicting perspectives on the place of religion in society. Some admit that they face intractable problems and challenges, including militancy; others, Moosa says, hide their heads in the sand and fail to address the crucial issues of the day. Offering practical suggestions to both madrasa leaders andU.S. policymakers for reform and understanding, Moosa demonstrates how madrasas today still embody the highest aspirations and deeply felt needs of traditional Muslims
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Midwest
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Moosa, Ebrahim
Dewey number
378/.077
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Islamic civilization and Muslim networks
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  • Islamic religious education
  • Islamic education
  • Madrasahs
Target audience
adult
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What is a madrasa?, Ebrahim Moosa, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469620145
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11802631
Specific material designation
remote
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11802631
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MWT11802631
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
What is a madrasa?, Ebrahim Moosa, (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
9781469620145
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11802631
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11802631
System control number
MWT11802631
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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