Pride, faith, and fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

While nearly one in every five people in the world today is Muslim, Islam is spreading most rapidly in Sub-Saharan Africa which is today home to over 150 million Muslims. Although immensely varied, African Islam, the authors demonstrate, is defined by three overarching beliefs

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Quinn, Charlotte A.
Contributors: Quinn, Frederick (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2003
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Africa / Islam
Further subjects:B Islam and state ; Africa, Sub-Saharan
B Islam and state Africa, Sub-Saharan
B Religion and state Africa, Sub-Saharan
B Islam ; Africa, Sub-Saharan ; History ; 20th century
B Africa, Sub-Saharan Religion
B Africa, Sub-Saharan ; Religion
B Religion and state ; Africa, Sub-Saharan
B Islam Africa, Sub-Saharan History 20th century
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780195063868
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Summary:While nearly one in every five people in the world today is Muslim, Islam is spreading most rapidly in Sub-Saharan Africa which is today home to over 150 million Muslims. Although immensely varied, African Islam, the authors demonstrate, is defined by three overarching beliefs
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:019983458X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/0195063864.001.0001