From 1917 to 1937: The Muftī, the Turkologist, and Stalin’s Terror


The Tatar religious scholar Rizaeddin Fakhreddinov (1859-1936) is well-known as a Jadīd publicist and historian, but his time as qāḍī and muftī of Soviet Russia (1918-36) is still unexplored. Muftī Fakhreddinov witnessed the Bolsheviks’ gradual elimination of all Islamic community life. In 1935 he c...

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Published in:Die Welt des Islams
Main Author: Kemper, Michael
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: 2017
In:Die Welt des Islams
Year: 2017, Volume: 57, Issue: 2, Pages: 162-191
Further subjects:B Rizaeddin Fakhreddinov
 Aleksandr N. Samoilovich
 Islam
 Soviet Union
 Islamic manuscripts
 Tatar historiography
 Red Terror
 Rehabilitation

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