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Publications [#227739] of Mbaye Lo


Papers Published

  1. with Lo, MB; Nadhiri, A, Contextualizing "Muridiyyah" within the American muslim community: Perspectives on the past, present and future, African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, vol. 4 no. 6 (June, 2010), pp. 231-240 .
    (last updated on 2020/01/25)

    This paper examines the presence of the West African Sufi order, known as the Muridiyyah, within the broader context of muslims in America. The advent of the Murids in the American muslim community has not been the object of much research. This paper draws on the historical experience of the American Muslim community in order to situate the Muridiyyah within these temporal and spatial parameters. Based on analyzing commonalities and differences, as well as changes and continuity in this formative experience, the paper will illustrate possible challenges to the ongoing globalization of the muridiyyah order.

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