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By Raphael Susewind

ISBN-10: 8132110420

ISBN-13: 9788132110422

Being Muslim and dealing for Peace explores quite a few ways that spiritual ideals, ritual practices and dynamics of belonging effect the politics of Muslim peace activists in Gujarat, and strains how their activism in flip transforms their experience of being. It demanding situations well known notions approximately Muslims in India and questions ill-conceived study designs within the sociology of faith.

More than a decade after the 2002 riots in Gujarat, this empirical typology sheds gentle at the variety of Muslim civil society and Muslims in civil society. Muslim peace activists in post-conflict Gujarat event the 'ambivalence of the sacred' as a private dynamic; as faith-based actors, secular technocrats, emancipating girls and doubting pros, they fight for a greater destiny in various and infrequently dazzling methods. by way of taking their range heavily, this ebook sharpens the excellence among ambivalence and ambiguity, and gives clean views on faith and politics in India today.

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