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I ead everything that Sophia Arjana writes This book among things eviews the history of how pilgrimage has shifted over time In these times when eligion is often essentialized #a one dimensional view of things it is very important to examine eligious practices in different #one dimensional view of things it is very important to examine eligious practices in different contexts and from different sectarian views instead of just monolithic hegemonic views Thank you for this book This is by far the best book out there on Islamic pilgrimage It s the first book to think of varieties of pilgrimage practices in Islam aside from the Hajj Also the author does so with the kind of clarity that keeps you Taking to the Streets: The Transformation of Arab Activism reading It s one of my favorite books in Islamic studies This is a great book for lay people college students and academics Arjana has a lively writing style that keeps theeader and students in the workArjana covers the early pilgrimages to Mecca Medina and Jerusalem to early graves and This lays the groundwork for other traditions of the Shii Sufi Muslims and othersThis is not a book about hajj but about the ich traditions all over the world connected to Muslims In Asia Africa Europe and the Middle East The use of technology in pilgrimage is covered Phone apps as well as virtual pilgrimages are all there It has theoretical ichness with nods to thinkers such as Soja and the TurnersIt is a great book for the college classroom I Have Been Teaching have been teaching the university level for two decades this book is eminently teachable in introductory courses easily matches with media for powerpoint as well as advanced You can make it do what you need to do and it translates across course boundaries Students take what they learned in this book beyond your classroomShe s built out an impressive bibliography that covers eligious studies history anthropology and spatial studies Pilgrimage in Islam is a wonderful book that brings together theoretical insights and diverse sources to understand the multiple meanings of pilgrimage and itual in general in Muslim thought and practice I especially like the way the author is attentive to technology This is a superb book for Introduction to Islam courses I picked up this book when i saw it sitting on the New Arrivals shelf at my local library The fact that it discusses both traditional Mecca is it you ll learn a lot And i had even known somewhat about Karbala but not that it was a focus of pilgrimage. It is not only the holy cities of Mecca and Karbala to which Muslim pilgrims travel but a wide variety of sacred sites around the world Journeys are undertaken to visit graves of important historical and A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life Is Expected to Be Brief religious individuals the tombs of saints and natural sites such as mountaintops and springs Explo. Contestations of Identity Sufieally means as opposed to the Westernized concept of the mystic In uite a few ways i saw shots fired at The Mystic Heart which i Bazaars, Conversations Freedom read earlier this year Not just with labeling Sufis as mystics but at Westernized Christian centered mysticism as the paradigm for mysticism as well It was surprisingly satisfying It was sometimes confusing to follow which leads me to feel that at some point Arjana should have maybe just made a final statement left it at thatThat she didn t have to keepeminding us what baraka t meant It felt like Every Other Time The other time the was mentioned it was defined againI was eally interested in what Arjana had to say about things like items purchased at sites as well as how has changed with the of technology It s sad to learn that even pilgrimage isn t safe from a capitalist mindset but i was grateful that Arjana didn t focus on just that She delved into the spiritual concept of objects bought at a pilgrimage site even if the items were made in China The idea that the item itself carries the blessings goodness from the pilgrimage site itself is something that makes a lot of sense to me it was interesting to learn And i found the concept of items like turab eally cool which i hope doesn t sound demeaning in any way A way to bring sacred earth with you wherever you are to even be able to pray upon it That is incredibly profound to me and innovative as wellI was glad that Arjana didn t just focus on materialism commodification which is what i think any non Muslim scholar would have They would have focused on it to the exclusion of the other points Arjana aises about the meaning of those items to pilgrims Arjana is aware of the power these items carry for people and the various spiritual ways they function and i feel She Brought That To The Forefront Of brought that to the forefront of discussion infinitely interesting nuanced than a tired old argument about commodificationArjana gives a broad overview of how technology has impacted doing pilgrimage including even apps that function in the place of the usual guidebooks I wasn t surprised by that or by pilgrimage sites even having live feeds But i m still wondering then how does one do pilgrimage through their computer or smart phone If your link is through something like a streamed live feed how do you actually perform pilgrimage I wonder this especially for Nort. Ring the ichness and diversity of traditions practiced by the 15 billion Muslims across the world Sophia Rose Arjana provides a igorous theoretical discussion of pilgrimage itual practice and the nature of sacred space in Islam both historically and in the present day This all encompassing survey
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H American Muslims who i noticed Arjana doesn t eally mention Muslims throughout the diaspora are brought up as creating Arjana doesn t eally mention Muslims throughout the diaspora are brought up as creating own pilgrimages but what about Muslims on this continent Do they visit any particular graves or mosues or do they do their pilgrimage via the internet How do they ecite prayers eceive baraka through the internet if they can t move around the site physically touch things Or is this something that through the internet if they can t move around the site physically touch things Or is this something that personal uniue to the individualThe book is incredibly informative engaging Like i mentioned Arjana s writing style is clear concise which helps the eader learn as much as possible There s also a glossary of words in the back of the book along with the massive bibliography in case you need to look up a definition Arjana discusses Islamic pilgrimage in detail anging from the past bringing it into the present something that she Ragana ir lietus rightfully points out many scholars do not do The Afterword in fact discusses some of these kinds of issues head on and Arjana is so engaging here that i want her to write an entire book focused on just these kinds of issues Am i hoping for too muchI definitelyecommend this book to anyone who has a specific interest in pilgrimage or even just those of us who want to learn new things egardless n her new book Pilgrimage in Islam Traditional and Modern Practices Oneworld Publications 2017 Sophia Rose Arjana explores the diverse array of pilgrimage practices in the Muslim world Pilgrimage in Islam is often synonymous with the hajj or the pilgrimage to Mecca but Arjana s study deconstructs this normatively held assumption by taking her eaders on a journey across various sacred spaces throughout the contemporary global context Her itineraries in this book beautifully illuminate the ways in which mobility around the sacred varies challenging any easy categorizations scholars and students may apply in the study of Islamic pilgrimages and sacred spaces Her book moves us beyond sectarian binaries notions of mystical or Sufi Beebo Brinker rituals and gendered norms to help us deconstruct labels that have been conventionally used by Religious Studies scholars Arjana s text is a valuableesource for undergraduate students but also for graduate students as it provides prov This book is a lucidly written erudite tour de force on the pilgrimage in Islam which would be among other things excellent for teaching in the classroom. Overs issues such as time space tourism virtual pilgrimages and the use of computers and smartphone apps Lucidly written informative and accessible it is perfectly suited to students scholars and the general The Future of the Public University in America: Beyond the Crossroads reader seeking a comprehensive picture of the definingitual of eligious pilgrimage in Islam. ,


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    [ Pilgrimage in Islam: Traditional and Modern Practices (The Foundations of Islam) Books ] Free Reading as DOC Author Sophia Rose Arjana – Kindle eBook & PDF I picked up this book when i saw it sitting on the New Arrivals shelf at my local library. The fact that it discusses both traditional Mecca is it, you'll learn a lot. And i had even known somewhat about Karbala, but not that it was a focus of pilgrimage, Contestations of Identity, Sufi really means, as opposed to the Wes

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    [ Pilgrimage in Islam: Traditional and Modern Practices (The Foundations of Islam) Books ] Free Reading as DOC Author Sophia Rose Arjana – Kindle eBook & PDF This is by far the best book out there on Islamic pilgrimage. It's the first book to think of varieties of pilgrimage practices in

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