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Title The piety of learning : Islamic studies in honor of Stefan Reichmuth / edited by Michael Kemper, Ralf Elger
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 428 pages)
Series Islamic history and civilization ; volume 147
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 147
Contents The Piety of learning / Michael Kemper and Ralf Elger -- ʻIlm and adab revisited: knowledge transmission and character formation in Islamic Africa / Rudiger Seesemann -- From the intellectual powerhouse of Ilorin (Nigeria): elegy in the work of Adam ʻAbdallah al-Iluri (1917-1992) / Amidu Olalekan Sanni, assisted by Yunus Alade Salman -- The Khadimis of Konya: the rise of a scholarly family from the Ottoman periphery / Yasar Sarikaya -- Moral education in Central Asia, 19th-21st centuries: the foundations for Sufi, Jadid, Soviet, National, and Islamist ethics / Anke von Kugelgen -- The small world of Aḥmad al-Ḥawi (1761-1825), an Egyptian Khalwati Shaykh / Catherine Mayeur-Jaouen -- Abu l-Huda al-Sayyadi and ḥadith / Thomas Eich -- Sayfallah-Qaḍi Bashlarov: Sufi networks between the North Caucasus and the Volga-Urals / Shamil Shikhaliev and Michael Kemper -- Against Leviathan: on the ethics of Islamic poetry in Soviet Russia / Alfrid K. Bustanov -- Blessing and curse in the "Promised Land": Jonas Korte's travels in the Ottoman Empire, 1737-1739 / Ralf Elger -- Omer Pasha Latas and the Ottoman reform policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1850-1851) / Markus Koller -- The pilgrim's tale as a means of self-rromotion: Muḥammad Rashid Riḍa's journey to the Ḥijaz (1916) / Rainer Brunner -- Scholarly exchange and trade: Muḥammad Ḥusayn Naʼif and his letters to Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje / Ulrike Freitag -- Rescuing the Tatar Muslim heritage in the Soviet Union: the Expedition diaries of Mirkasym A. Usmanov / Diliara M. Usmanova -- Islamic theological studies in Germany: a discipline in the making / Bekim Agai and Armina Omerika -- Stefan Reichmuth's wanderings in Arabicized and Islamized Yorubaland / Razaq 'Deremi Abubakre
Summary The Piety of Learning' testifies to the strong links between religious and secular scholarship in Islam, and reaffirms the role of philology for understanding Muslim societies both past and present. Senior scholars discuss Islamic teaching philosophies since the 18th century in Nigeria, Egypt, the Ottoman Empire, Central Asia, Russia, and Germany. Particular attention is paid to the power of Islamic poetry and to networks and practices of the Tijaniyya, Rifa?iyya, Khalwatiyya, Naqshbandiyya, and Shadhiliyya Sufi brotherhoods. The final section highlights some unusual European encounters with Islam, and features a German Pietist who traveled through the Ottoman Empire, a Habsburg officer who converted to Islam in Bosnia, a Dutch colonial Islamologist who befriended a Salafi from Jeddah, and a Soviet historian who preserved Islamic manuscripts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 14, 2017)
Subject Islamic civilization.
Islamic learning and scholarship -- Africa
Islamic learning and scholarship -- Middle East
Islamic learning and scholarship.
Islamic civilization.
Islamic learning and scholarship.
REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Elger, Ralf, editor.
Kemper, Michael, editor.
Reichmuth, Stefan, honouree.
LC no. 2017028163
ISBN 9004349847