Message To The Blackman In America

Author: Elijah Muhammad
Publisher: Secretarius MEMPS Publications
ISBN: 1884855709
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Originally published: Chicago: Muhammad Mosque of Islam No. 2., 1965.

Islam In Black America

Author: Edward E. Curtis
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791453698
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Explores modern African-American Islamic thought within the context of Islamic history, giving special attention to questions of universality versus particularity.

New Trends And Developments In African Religions

Author: Peter Bernard Clarke
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313301285
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Chapters examine how African religions display themselves in the contemporary world and look at their continued dynamism and relationship with other religious traditions.

Elijah Muhammad And Islam

Author: Herbert Berg
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814791233
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Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W. D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam for over forty years. In Elijah Muhammad and Islam, Herbert Berg focuses on Elijah Muhammad's religiosity, which is frequently brought into question as the authenticity of the Nation of Islam as "truly Islamic" remains hotly debated. To better comprehend this powerful and controversial figure, Berg contextualizes Elijah Muhammad and his religious approach within the larger Islamic tradition, exploring his use of the Qur’an, his interpretation of Islam, and his relationships with other Muslims. Above all, Berg seeks to understand—not define or label—Muhammad as a Muslim. To do otherwise, he argues, is to misunderstand and distort the man, his teachings, his movement, and his legacy.

Children Of Ezekiel

Author: Michael Lieb
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822322689
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Discussses the relationship between the biblical prophet Ezekiel's vision of "wheels in the air" and the present day end-of-time concept as seen in various religious sects.

With God On Their Side

Author: Timothy Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134511663
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'Sport' and 'religion' are cultural institutions with a global reach. Each is characterised by ritualised performance and by the ecstatic devotion of its followers, whether in the sports arena or the cathedral of worship. This fascinating collection is the first to examine, in detail, the relationship between these two cultural institutions from an international, religiously pluralistic perspective. It illuminates the role of sport and religion in the social formation of collective groups, and explores how sport might operate in the service of a religious community. The book offers a series of cutting-edge contemporary historical case-studies, wide-ranging in their social and religious contexts. It presents important new work on the following fascinating topics: * sport and Catholicism in Northern Ireland * Shinto and sumo in Japan * women, sport and the American Jewish identity * religion, race and rugby in South Africa * sport and Islam in France and North Africa * sport and Christian fundamentalism in the US * Muhammad Ali and the Nation of Islam. With God on their Side is vital reading for all students of the history, sociology and culture of sport. It also presents important new research material that will be of interest to religious studies students, historians and anthropologists.

Yakub And The Origins Of White Supremacy

Author: Dorothy Blake Fardan
Publisher:
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For Black Students, most of whom had been denied access to their history through inadequate schooling still controlled by white Eurocentric thinking, the discovery of great black civilizations, beautiful traditions, ancient religion, honorable ancestors, and indeed, the very orings of life itself, as their own heritage was truly uplifting and inspiring for them.

They Thought They Were Muslims Followers Of Elijah Muhammad

Author: Nasir Hakim
Publisher: Elijah Muhammad Books
ISBN: 1884855008
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It is widely stated euphemistically that the Nation of Islam had changed directions on several occasions. I used the adjective "euphemistically," because it brushes over the severity of the action and consequences. Innovation, improvement, etc... is part of change and advancement; however, it must maintain a consistent grounding in its foundation and fundamental principles of definition. If its base is violated and made to appear negotiable or susceptible to change, then ambiguity, vagueness, uncertainty, haziness, and doubt become the order of the day. Under this cloud of indistinctness what some thought was not possible, became the norm. The book, They Thought They Were Followers of Elijah Muhammad...But Then It Was Too Late, tells the story.