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Book | 2014

Islamic Sufi Networks in the Western Indian Ocean c. 1880-1940. Ripples of Reform

In the period c. 1880-1940, organized Sufism spread rapidly in the western Indian Ocean. New communities turned to Islam, and Muslim communities turned to new texts, practices and religious leaders....
Anne Katrine Bang (2014)
Leiden: Brill (Islam in Africa vol. 16) 227 p.
Journal Article | 2013

Zanzibari Islamic knowledge transmission revisited: Loss, lament, legacy, transmission - and transformation

This article revisits aspects of knowledge transmission within the 20th century Islamic scholarly community in Zanzibar. It particularly adresses the rituals and texts connected to death and commemoration, and views...
Anne Katrine Bang (2013)
in Social Dynamics. A Journal of African Studies vol. 38 no. 3 pp. 419-434