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The Resource Another Road to Damascus : an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)

Another Road to Damascus : an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)

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Another Road to Damascus : an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)
Title
Another Road to Damascus
Title remainder
an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)
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Language
eng
Summary
This text challenges existing writing on 'Abd al-Qādir al-Jazā'irī which divides his life into two juxtaposed phases separated by narratives of conversion: from Francophobia to Francophilia, from militarism to pacifism, from activism to quietism, from Islamism to pluralism, from politics to religion. This work's interdisciplinary approach demonstrates that these narratives cannot be sustained in light of the evidence. Rather, they can be shown to originate in specific historical, cultural, and methodological tendencies within western societies and academies. Drawing on primary materials including archival documents and selections from his own writing, it constructively critiques his reception in the literature while advancing a continuous and contextualised account of his life and ideas. These include the relating of his ethico-religious and jurisprudential concerns to his political decision-making, and a resituating of his mystical writings within a definite moral, epistemological, and political context. By problematising these interpretive issues, this thesis aims at opening new avenues for understanding even as it offers its own solutions. In so doing, this study contributes to discussions on Sufism, political Islam, and east-west relations
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Woerner-Powell, Tom
Dewey number
965/.03092
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
DT294.7.A3
LC item number
W64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn Muḥyī al-Dīn
  • Politicians
  • Islam
  • ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn Muḥyī al-Dīn
  • Islam
  • Politicians
  • North Africa
  • Algeria
Label
Another Road to Damascus : an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)
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Publication
Note
Additional Primary Sources
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and indexes
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword ; Introduction ; The Many Lives of {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir al-Jazā'irī; Aims and Methods ; An Overview of Sources ; Chapter Outline ; 1.0 Chapter One -- Sirah Sayfiyyah: {u02BF}Abd al-Qadir in North Africa, 1833- 1848; 1.1 First Steps and Interpretive Framework ; 1.2 Origins ; 1.3 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Internal Policy ; 1.4 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Relations with France ; 1.5 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Relations with Morocco
  • 1.6 Conclusion 2.0 Chapter Two -- {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Risālah on Hijrah ; 2.1 Style and Presentation ; 2.2 Sources ; 2.3 Forms of Inference and Argumentation ; 2.4 Further Themes: Sincerity and Hypocrisy ; 2.5 Faith, Nation, and Legitimation -- The secondary literature in light of the Risalah on Hijrah
  • 3.0 Chapter Three -- Exile and Imprisonment on the Road to Damascus 1848-1852 ; 3.1 Imprisonment ; 3.2 Trial and Tribulation ; 3.3 Release ; 3.4 A 'Road to Damascus' Moment? ; 3.5 Continuity ; 4.0 Chapter Four -- From Istanbul to Damascus, 1853-1864
  • 4.1 An Algerian Island off the Sea of Marmara 4.2 A Reminder to the Reasonable and an Admonishment to the Negligent ; 4.3 The Dhikrā and a European Conversion; 4.4 Arrival in Damascus, 1855 ; 4.5 Riot, Rescue, and Representation ; 5.0 Chapter Five -- Sīrah Ṣūfiyyah: Sufism, Suspicion, and the Kitāb al-Mawāqif; 1864-1883; 5.1 Major Themes in the Kitāb al-Mawāqif
  • 5.2 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Later Life and Politics: Reading Conversion into the Kitāb al-Mawāqif5.3 ' Abd al-Qadir's Conversion to Pluralism: Investigating the Evidence; 5.4 The Western Roots of {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Spiritual 'Conversion' ; 6.0 Conclusion ; 6.1 Another Road to Damascus ; 6.2 Reflections on the Road Onward ; Afterword ; Bibliography -- Archival Sources ; Texts by ?Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri
Control code
983736293
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110497694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783110499513
  • 9783110497694
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-201704193035
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)983736293
Label
Another Road to Damascus : an Integrative Approach to 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri (1808-1883)
Publication
Note
Additional Primary Sources
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword ; Introduction ; The Many Lives of {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir al-Jazā'irī; Aims and Methods ; An Overview of Sources ; Chapter Outline ; 1.0 Chapter One -- Sirah Sayfiyyah: {u02BF}Abd al-Qadir in North Africa, 1833- 1848; 1.1 First Steps and Interpretive Framework ; 1.2 Origins ; 1.3 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Internal Policy ; 1.4 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Relations with France ; 1.5 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Relations with Morocco
  • 1.6 Conclusion 2.0 Chapter Two -- {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Risālah on Hijrah ; 2.1 Style and Presentation ; 2.2 Sources ; 2.3 Forms of Inference and Argumentation ; 2.4 Further Themes: Sincerity and Hypocrisy ; 2.5 Faith, Nation, and Legitimation -- The secondary literature in light of the Risalah on Hijrah
  • 3.0 Chapter Three -- Exile and Imprisonment on the Road to Damascus 1848-1852 ; 3.1 Imprisonment ; 3.2 Trial and Tribulation ; 3.3 Release ; 3.4 A 'Road to Damascus' Moment? ; 3.5 Continuity ; 4.0 Chapter Four -- From Istanbul to Damascus, 1853-1864
  • 4.1 An Algerian Island off the Sea of Marmara 4.2 A Reminder to the Reasonable and an Admonishment to the Negligent ; 4.3 The Dhikrā and a European Conversion; 4.4 Arrival in Damascus, 1855 ; 4.5 Riot, Rescue, and Representation ; 5.0 Chapter Five -- Sīrah Ṣūfiyyah: Sufism, Suspicion, and the Kitāb al-Mawāqif; 1864-1883; 5.1 Major Themes in the Kitāb al-Mawāqif
  • 5.2 {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Later Life and Politics: Reading Conversion into the Kitāb al-Mawāqif5.3 ' Abd al-Qadir's Conversion to Pluralism: Investigating the Evidence; 5.4 The Western Roots of {u02BF}Abd al-Qādir's Spiritual 'Conversion' ; 6.0 Conclusion ; 6.1 Another Road to Damascus ; 6.2 Reflections on the Road Onward ; Afterword ; Bibliography -- Archival Sources ; Texts by ?Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri
Control code
983736293
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110497694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783110499513
  • 9783110497694
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-201704193035
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)983736293

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