Mythology and Folklore of the Hui, A Muslim Chinese People

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SUNY Press, 1994 - Social Science - 459 pages
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Contents

The First Ancestors of Hui Muslims Adan and Haowa
63
Muhammad and His Companions Origin of the Jujube Dates
73
The Quests of Culture Heroes and Saviors Adang Brings Fire
87
Glimpses of Paradise and Wealth The Straw Rope Valley
151
Islam and Other Religions
177
Muslims Under the Emperor
207
Origins of the Hui Nationality
227
Hui Leaders with and Against the Empire
241
Love and Courtship
311
Poor and RichGood and Bad
339
Social Satire
375
Tricksters And Wise Guys
387
Stories About Animals
421
Bibliography
437
Index
445
Copyright

Family Affairs
269

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About the author (1994)

Li Shujiang is Vice President of the University of Ningxia and Director of its Research Center for Hui Nationality Literature. He is the author of Hui Folk Stories; A Historical Outline of Hui Folk Literature; and Hui Culture and Literature; and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Chinese Hui.

Karl W. Luckert is Professor of History of Religions at Southwest Missouri State University. He is the author of Egyptian Light and Hebrew Fire: Theological and Philosophical Roots of Christendom in Evolutionary Perspective, also published by SUNY Press.

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