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New PDF release: For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic

By Noah Salomon

For a few, the assumption of an Islamic country serves to satisfy aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new varieties of moral political perform. For others, it violates the right kind domain names of either faith and politics. but, whereas there was a lot dialogue of the belief and beliefs of the Islamic nation, its percentages and impossibilities, strangely little has been written approximately how this political formation is lived. For Love of the Prophet appears on the Republic of Sudan's twenty-five-year scan with Islamic statehood. Focusing now not on nation associations, yet really at the way of life that is going on of their shadows, Noah Salomon’s cautious ethnography examines the lasting results of kingdom Islamization on Sudanese society via a research of the participants and organisations operating in its midst.

Salomon investigates Sudan at an important second in its history—balanced among cohesion and partition, secular and spiritual politics, peace and war—when those that wanted an Islamic nation have been rethinking the political shape lower than which that they had lived for almost a new release. Countering the dominant discourse, Salomon depicts modern Islamic politics no longer as a reaction to secularism and Westernization yet as a node in a far longer dialog inside Islamic notion, augmented and reappropriated as nation initiatives of Islamic reform turned gadgets of discussion and controversy.

Among the 1st books to delve into the making of the fashionable Islamic kingdom, For Love of the Prophet unearths either novel political beliefs and new articulations of Islam because it is rethought in the course of the lens of the nation.

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