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Author Evans, Nicholas H. A. author

Title Far from the caliph's gaze being Ahmadi Muslim in the holy city of Qadian Nicholas H.A. Evans
Published Ithaca Cornell University Press 2020


Description 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages) illustrations
Contents Introduction : a troubled relationship with truth -- The history of the Ahmadi-caliph relationship -- An enchanting bureaucracy -- A failure to doubt? : polemics and sectarianism in Qadian -- Prayer duels to the death : the mubahala -- Televising Islam : the aesthetics of the caliphate
Summary "This book presents readers with a new way of thinking about religious doubt through an ethnographic exploration of how Ahmadi Muslims in India--members of a minority's minority--confront an impossible question: how do I prove that I'm Muslim"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ahmadiyya members -- India -- Qādiān
Ahmadiyya -- India -- Qādiān
Faith (Islam)
Ethnology -- India -- Qādiān
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Ahmadiyya members
Faith (Islam)
India -- Qādiān
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019026546
ISBN 9781501715716