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Author Gualtieri, Antonio R., 1931-

Title The Ahmadis : community, gender, and politics in a Muslim society / Antonio Gualtieri
Published Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Introduction: Tradition and Modernity -- Community -- Piety and Religious Practice in Rabwah -- Social Life and Institutions -- Gender -- Purdah and Vocation -- Politics -- Islam, Politics, and the Ahmadis -- Harassment and Persecution -- Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, 1835-1908, Founder of Ahmadiyyat -- The Khalifa on Purdah -- The Ahmadis as Crypto-Zionists
Summary Following on the work he began in Conscience and Coercion: Ahmadi Muslims and Orthodoxy in Pakistan, Antonio Gualtieri returned to Pakistan to continue his conversations with devotees of the Ahmadi community. He reveals how this traditional society deals with conflicts arising from contact with the non-Ahmadi and shows how the Ahmadi survive in a country that is generally hostile to them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index
Notes English
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Subject Ahmadiyya members -- Pakistan
Ahmadiyya.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Ahmadiyya
Ahmadiyya members
Ahmadiyya
Pakistan
Pakistan
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780773527379
0773527370
9780773527386
0773527389
9780773572058
0773572058
9781282861961
1282861964
9786612861963
6612861967