Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia: Sufism, Education, and the Paradox of Islamic Prestige

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BRILL, Sep 14, 2012 - Religion - 224 pages
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In Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia Allen Frank examines the relationship between Muslims in Russia and the city of Bukhara, examining paradoxes emerging the city’s Sufism-based Islamic prestige, and the emergence of Islamic reformism in Russia.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Sources
11
The Religious and Social Foundations of Bukharan Prestige
27
Bulghar Institutions in Bukhara
77
The Student Experience I
95
The Student Experience II
131
The Decline of Bukharan Prestige in Russia
151
Conclusion
191
Bibliography
195
Index
205
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