R. Michael Feener,Chiara Formichi,Michael Feener's Shi'ism In South East Asia: Alid Piety and Sectarian PDF

By R. Michael Feener,Chiara Formichi,Michael Feener

this can be the 1st paintings to be had in any language to commonly record and seriously speak about traditions of 'Alid piety and their glossy contestations within the area. the concept that of 'Alid piety permits a reframing of our perspectives at the common reverence for 'Ali, Fatima and their progeny that emphasizes how such sentiments and linked practices are obvious as a part of huge traditions shared via many Muslims, which would or would possibly not have their origins in a in particular Shi'a id. In doing so, it enables the flow of educational discussions out from below the shadow of polemical sectarian discourses on 'Shi'ism' in Southeast Asia. The chapters contain displays of latest fabric from formerly unpublished early manuscript assets from Muslim vernacular literatures within the Malay, Javanese, Sundanese, Acehnese and Bugis languages, in addition to wealthy new ethnography from around the zone. those experiences have interaction with cultural, highbrow, and performative traditions, in addition to the ways that 'Alid piety has been remodeled relating to extra strictly sectarian identifications because the Iranian revolution in 1979.

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