Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic by Ronit Ricci PDF

By Ronit Ricci

The unfold of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was once the most major cultural shifts in international historical past. because it multiplied into those areas, Islam was once obtained through cultures tremendously various from these within the heart East, incorporating them right into a varied international neighborhood that stretched from India to the Philippines.

In Islam Translated, Ronit Ricci makes use of the Book of 1 Thousand Questions—from its Arabic unique to its diversifications into the Javanese, Malay, and Tamil languages among the 16th and 20th centuries—as a method to contemplate connections that associated Muslims throughout divides of distance and tradition. reading the stream of this Islamic textual content and its diversified literary varieties, Ricci explores how procedures of literary translation and non secular conversion have been traditionally interconnected types of globalization, jointly based, and creatively reformulated inside of societies making the transition to Islam.

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By Ronit Ricci

The unfold of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was once the most major cultural shifts in international historical past. because it multiplied into those areas, Islam was once obtained through cultures tremendously various from these within the heart East, incorporating them right into a varied international neighborhood that stretched from India to the Philippines.

In Islam Translated, Ronit Ricci makes use of the Book of 1 Thousand Questions—from its Arabic unique to its diversifications into the Javanese, Malay, and Tamil languages among the 16th and 20th centuries—as a method to contemplate connections that associated Muslims throughout divides of distance and tradition. reading the stream of this Islamic textual content and its diversified literary varieties, Ricci explores how procedures of literary translation and non secular conversion have been traditionally interconnected types of globalization, jointly based, and creatively reformulated inside of societies making the transition to Islam.

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