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The influence of Islam upon Africa

Trimingham, J. Spencer

The influence of Islam upon Africa

by Trimingham, J. Spencer

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Published by Longman, Librairie du Liban in London, New York, Beirut .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Spencer Trimingham.
      SeriesArab background series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP64.A1 T7 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4426155M
      ISBN 100582784999
      LC Control Number79042873

      Essay. Multiple Trajectories of Islam in Africa Islam had already spread into northern Africa by the mid-seventh century A.D., only a few decades after the prophet Muhammad moved with his followers from Mecca to Medina on the neighboring Arabian Peninsula ( A.D./1 A.H.). The Arab conquest of Spain and the push of Arab armies as far as the Indus River culminated in an empire that stretched. Sylviane Diouf explores their lives in Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas, an excerpt from which is included in this section. In conclusion, Islam had an enduring influence both in Africa and in the lives of the African diaspora, as clearly exhibited through the .

      JACK GOODY College Cambridge The Impact of Islamic Writing on the Oral Cultures of West Africa In discussing the impact of Islamic literacy on the societies of West Africa one ought to try and separate the influence of Islam from the influence of literacy While total separation is barely possible at least we should have the problem in mind.1 There are two other aspects that we should separate. The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of Islam in Africa presents a detailed historic mapping of the cultural, political, geographic, and religious past of this significant presence on a continent-wide scale. Bringing together two dozen leading scholars, this comprehensive work treats the.

        A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of Islam in Africa presents a detailed historic mapping of the cultural, political, geographic, and religious past of this significant presence on a continent-wide scale. Bringing together two dozen lead/5(5). This book presents a scholarly and penetrating study of the Nupe religion and worship in Nigeria. In his preface, Professor Nadel writes, "The Nupe people are today in great measure Mohammedanized, the influence of Islam steadily encroaching upon the indigenous form of s: 4.


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Series Title: Arab background series. Responsibility: [by] J. Spencer. Islamic culture zones: their history and characteristics --The process of religious and culture change --The religious life of African Muslims --Influence of Islam upon social life --The African Muslim in an era of change --A decade of expanding horizons.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages 5 maps 23 cm. Influence of Islam Upon Africa: The book describes the spread of Islam into the Negro and Hamitic zones south of the Sahara from the eleventh century shows how geographical and ethnic factors in the region combined to prevent the absolute acceptance of a purely Islamic way of life and thought.

African Islam has thus. Then follow chapter on: 2. The process of religious and culture change - 3. The religious life of African muslims - 4. Influence of Islam upon social life and 5. The African Muslim in an era of change. This book has sought to investigate the influence of the interpretations of Islam on girl's access to secondary school education in Mombasa and Kwale Districts, Kenya.

It has demonstrated that in principle, Islam grants equal rights to both genders. THE INFLUENCE OF ISLAM UPON AFRICA Author Trimingham, J. Spencer Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good with no dustjacket Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Longmans Place of Publication London Date published Bookseller catalogs Islam;Book Edition: First Edition.

Excellent, well sourced and researched (provides references and sources for all claims) assessment of Islam in Africa. This book is an essential for everyone to read, written by a PhD graduate and Professor of world Islam, it provides objective criticism of Islam's role in Africa backed up all throughout the book with s: The influence of Islam upon Africa by John Spencer Trimingham - Alibris Buy The influence of Islam upon Africa by John Spencer Trimingham online at Alibris.

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Start studying The Influence of Islam on West Africa. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.Because Islam spread to West Africa from North Africa, Muslims there fol­ lowed the Maliki school of law dominant in North Africa.

On the other hand, in East Africa, where Islam came from the Arabian peninsula, Muslims followed the Shafl'i school of law that prevailed in .From there Arab trade routes into the interior of Africa helped the slow acceptance of Islam.

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