Advanced…

Pages from Cape Muslim History

A history of the South African Muslim community

Author

Yusuf da Costa, and Achmat Davids

Publisher

Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1994
Pages from Cape Muslim HistoryPages from Cape Muslim HistoryPages from Cape Muslim History

Printing Details

First edition. Paperback. 24 × 17cm, xi + 182pp.

A history of the Cape Muslims, also known as Cape Malays, in the Cape region of South Africa. They are descended from slaves who were brought to South Africa during British and Dutch rule. This history runs from the seventeenth century through to the twentieth. Contents:

1. The early Cape Muslims: victims of European colonising activities in Asia and Africa.

2. In the footsteps of the Companions: Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar (1626–1699).

3. Alternative education: Tuan Guru and the formation of the Cape Muslim community.

4. 'My religion is superior to the law': the survival of Islam at the Cape of Good Hope.

5. Imam Achmat Sadik Achmat (1813–1879): imam, soldier, politician and educator.

6. The origins of the Hanafi-Shafi'i dispute and the impact of Abu Bakr Effendi (1835–1880).

7. From social cohesion to religious discord: the life and times of Shaykh Muhammad Salih Hendricks (1871–1945).

8. The 'hifz' tradition at the Cape: the contribution of Shaykh Muhammad Salih Solomon.

9. The influence of 'tasawwuf' on Islamic practices at the Cape.

Condition

This copy is in very good condition, with a little finger-marking to the page edges.

ISBN

0796006229

Price

£30.00
 

By clicking the Buy Now button you'll transfer the product information and shipping price in encrypted form over a secure connection to PayPal's server where you'll complete the transaction.

Pages from Cape Muslim HistoryPages from Cape Muslim HistoryPages from Cape Muslim History

Browse by Date

Attributes

Browse by