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Published: 04 August 2016

336 Pages | 21 illus., 14 music ex.

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190279868


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Muslims beyond the Arab World

The Odyssey of Ajami and the Muridiyya

Fallou Ngom

AAR Religion, Culture, and History

  • Demonstrates how 'Ajami materials serve as essential resources of indigenous religious, socio-cultural, and historical knowledge necessary for understanding the spread of Islam and its many adaptations in sub-Saharan Africa and the Muslim world at large
  • Explores the role that 'Ajami materials played in the rise of Muridiyya as one of the most resilient, dynamic, and influential Sufi movements in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Uncovers the vital role Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba and his 'Ajami followers played in the formation and perpetuation of the current religious traditions of Muridiyya
  • Includes access to companion website