Search for dissertations about: "spiritual administration of Muslims"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words spiritual administration of Muslims.

  1. 1. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE