3 edition of Islam in traditional China found in the catalog.
Islam in traditional China
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Donald Daniel Leslie, Yang Daye, Ahmed Youssef.|
|Series||Monumenta serica monograph series -- 54|
|Contributions||Daye, Yang., Yousef, Ahmed, 1950-|
|LC Classifications||BP63.C5 L475 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||398 p. :|
|Number of Pages||398|
|LC Control Number||2006506875|
Given the prominence of calligraphy in the traditional arts of both the Islamic world and China, it is only natural that Islamic calligraphy plays an important cultural role in Chinese Muslim communities. The art form’s survival over the centuries in China, even during prolonged periods of isolation from the rest of the Islamic world, reflects the strength of Chinese Muslims’ religious. Hong Kong is a global city-state under the sovereignty of the People’s Republic of China, and is home to around , Muslims practicing Islam. However existing studies of the Muslim-majority communities in Asia and the Northwest China largely ignore the Muslim community in Hong Kong. Islam and China.
Muslims in China believe their ethnicities and religion are inextricably tied together, in the same way that an Israeli is considered Jewish by birth or a Tibetan is Buddhist by birth. Muslims teach their children Islam as a way of life and as a part of their personal identities. One of China’s largest minority peoples aren’t Chinese at all. 'China and Islam brings to life many of the processes and practices that probably produced the histories of Chinese Islam’s textual traditions. When we read the texts - the various Sanzijing editions, for instance - we can sometime only suspect what was going on behind the scenes of .
Islam, which literally means “submission,” was founded on the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad as an expression of surrender to the will of Allah. The Qur’an, the sacred text of Islam, contains the teachings of the Prophet that were revealed to him from Allah. Traditional. A Case Study of Nkusukum-Ekumfi-Enyan traditional area of the Central Region. Abstract: The inception, evangelization and missionary activities of Christianity and Islam in Nkusukum-Ekumfi-Enyan traditional area in the Central Region of Ghana resulted in the conversions of the indigenous people, mainly, from African Traditional Religion (ATR) to.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xii, pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, map ; 26 cm. This bibliography lists primary and secondary works on Islam in traditional China, concentrating on two main topics: Muslims and Islam in China; mutual knowledge by Muslims (both inside and outside China) of China and non-Muslim Chinese of Islam and Muslims (both inside and outside China).
The main items are provided with subheadings and short annotations and are evaluated by the authors. Islam in Traditional China: A Bibliographical Guide B y D onald L eslie, but as a handbook for the study of Islam in China, a book to be dipped into by anyone wishing to gain an overview of the field and the possibilities for further research.
It is divided into five parts: introduction, primary sources, secondary sources, topics and Author: L. Newby. Islam in traditional China. Sankt Augustin: Monumenta Serica Institute, (OCoLC) Online version: Leslie, Donald, Islam in traditional China. Sankt Augustin: Monumenta Serica Institute, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.
Islam in Traditional China: A Short History to Donald Leslie. Canberra College of Advanced Education, - Islam - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. China and West Asia 1: Under the Mongols Matthew’s book is path-breaking in this regard and has opened up new horizons in the field of culture studies.
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This is collection of essays by the scholar, Raphael Israeli, who is one of the few experts of Islam in China and of the Hui Muslims. The book covers many aspects of the Hui community in 18 chapters which include their beliefs, mythology, history, sociology, culture, politics, place within Chinese society and s: 2.
Islam has been practiced in China for about 1, years. Muslims are a minority group in China, representing between % to % of the total population according to the local government. Other independent sources claim between 60–80 million Muslims in China.
Though Hui Muslims are the most numerous group, the greatest concentration of Muslims is in Xinjiang, with a significant Uyghur. Islam in China is a web resource on all about Chinese Muslims, Islam in China and the intersection between these two.
The aim of our project is to explore the culture, history and traditions of Chinese Muslims as well as the interaction of the Chinese Civilization withe the Muslim world and the cultural exchanges between the two civilizations.
After being banned during the Cultural Revolution (), Islam in China has undergone a revival since the reform and opening-up policy of the late s.
In just thirty years’ time, it has transformed from an underground religion into an Arabian-style religion that is officially recognized as one of the five religions in China (Buddhism.
According to the records of the Book of the Old Tang Dynasty, the Tazi sent envoys to pay tribute to the Tang Dynasty in the second year of the reign of Emperor Yong Hui ( A. D.). In Chinese history, that year is considered to mark the beginning of Islam's introduction to China.
Origin of Islamic China. According to traditional Chinese Muslim accounts, the history of Islam in China began when four Ṣaḥābā—Sa‘d ibn Abī Waqqās (–), Ja'far ibn Abi Talib, and Jahsh preached in /17 and onwards in China after coming from Chittagong-Kamrup-Manipur route after sailing from Abyssinia in /Sa‘d ibn Abi Waqqas again headed for China for the third.
According to China Muslims' traditional legendary accounts, Islam was first brought to China by Sa'ad ibn abi Waqqas.
As reported by Al-Bayhaqi, Muhammad pronounced: "Seek for knowledge even unto China".Chinese Muslims have been in China for the last 1, years of continuous interaction with Chinese society."Islam expanded gradually across the maritime and inland silk routes from the 7th to.
According to Chinese Muslims' traditional legendary accounts, Islam was first introduced to in AD. But It is generally believed that Islam was introduced into China from Arabia to Guangzhou, Quanzhou in (Second year of Yonghui Tang dynasty).
Islam in China: History, Spread and Culture is a general overview of the rich contributions of Islam to Chinese culture and history extending back to these earliest roots. Compiled by editor P.K. Goya of the Islamic Book Trust in Malaysia, the meat of Islam in China is a collection of essays that each focus their lens on a different aspect of.
China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law (Cambridge University Press, ) is an ethnographic account of the ways in which Chinese Muslims (Hui) reconcile sharia (Islamic law and ethics) with post-socialist law in the People's Republic of and Islam examines the intersection of two critical issues of the contemporary world: Islamic revival and an assertive China.
Islam is today the religion of more than million Muslims (or Moslems or Mohammedans), occupying a wide belt stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, across Africa, parts of Europe, and Asia. "Are they really Muslims?" Islam in China reveals the struggle for identity of the small yet vital Muslim community of China, a little studied minority on the fringes of the Islamic world now thrust into the spotlight by the opening of China to the world and the rise of independent Muslim republics on China's western borders.
Both timely and important, the multifaceted essays collection of /5(4). Islam has had followers in China for centuries. There are now 22 to 23 million Muslims, a tiny minority in a country of billion.
Among them, the. Islam in China reveals the struggle for identity of the small yet vital Muslim community of China, a little studied minority on the fringes of the Islamic world now thrust into the spotlight by the opening of China to the world and the rise of independent Muslim republics on China's western borders.
In his book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of the World Order, Samuel Huntington warned of Islam's bloody borders. September 11 duly came along a scant five years later.For China, Islam is a 'mental illness' that needs to be 'cured' China's relentless campaign to erase the identity of the Uighurs continues, as the world remains silent.
Introduction. Islam was transmitted to China during the Tang and Song dynasties (–) via the overland and maritime Silk Roads. Arabian and Persian traders built tombs and mosques (combining traditional Arab and Chinese architectures), intermarried with local Chinese, and raised the first generation of Chinese-speaking Muslims.