By Kamal Salhi

unlike many books on Islam that concentrate on political rhetoric and activism, this publication explores Islam's terribly wealthy cultural and inventive range, displaying how sound, track and physically functionality provide a window onto the subtleties and humanity of Islamic non secular experience.  via a variety of case reviews from West Asia, South Asia and North Africa and their diasporas - together with reviews of Sufi chanting in Egypt and Morocco, dance in Afghanistan, and "Muslim punk" online - the e-book demonstrates how Islam shouldn't be conceived of as being monolithic or monocultural, how there's a huge confrontation inside Islam as to how song and function will be approached, such disagreements being heavily concerning debates approximately orthodoxy, secularism, and reasonable and basic Islam, and the way vital cultural actions were, and stay, for the formation of Muslim identity.  

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