Devotional Islam and Politics in British India: Ahmad Riza Khan Barelwi and His Movement, 1870-1920
Indian Muslims in the nineteenth century lived in an era of great political, social and economic change brought about by colonial rule. North Indian scholars of the Islamic sciences attributed the Muslim loss of political power to moral weaknesses within their own community. This study examines the ways in which one important school of theologians attempted to shape the renewal of their community, and is based on a close examination of the works of its leading scholar.
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Politics and Religion Eighteenth
Institutional Bases of the Ahle Sunnat
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Ahl-e Hadis Ahl-e Sunnat Ahl-e Sunnat movement Ahl-e Sunnat ulama Ahmad Riza Ahmad Riza Khan al-'Ulum al-harb al-Islam alim Allah Awadh azan Badayun Bareilly Barelwi Barkatiyya belief bid'a British India Burhan ul-Haqq caliphate Chapter Chishti Dabdaba-e Sikandari debate Delhi Deobandi Deobandi ulama disciple early twentieth century fatawa Fazl-e fiqh followers Friedmann Ghulam Ahmad Gilmartin Haramain Hasan Hayat-e Hazrat Hindu Husain Ibid ijtihad Imam Indian Muslims Islamic Islamic Revival issues kafir khanqah Khilafat movement kufr Lahore late nineteenth leaders Madrasa Malfuzat Marahra Metcalf milad mosque Mughal Muhammad Muhammad Isma'il Muhammad Miyan mujaddid Muradabad Mustafa Na'im ud-Din Nadwa Nadwat al-'Ulama Nawab nineteenth century Nuri Miyan Pakistan Panjab political prayer Prophet Muhammad Qadiri Qur'an Rampur religious ritual Riza's Rizwiyya Rohilkhand Rohillas sajjada-nishin Sayyid Sayyid Ahmad Shah Abd Shah Al-e Rasul shari'a Shi'i sources spiritual sufi Sunnat wa Jama'at Tazkira-e term ulama Urdu Wahhabis writings Zafar ud-Din Bihari