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Saints and Somalis: Popular Islam in a Clan-Based Society

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Saints and Somalis: Popular Islam in a Clan-Based Society - Lewis, Ioan M
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Popular Islam in a ClanBased Society. This collection of essays based on first-hand anthropological field research spanning many years, brings together in a single volume the authors collected material on characteristics of popular Islam amongst the Somali of the Horn of Africa. Rigorous, outspoken, and backing his arguments with reflections based on a lifetime of research and scholarship, Lewis makes a major contribution to understanding the place and role of religion in Somali society.

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Saints and Somalis: Popular Islam in a Clan-Based Society 1998, Red Sea Press(NJ)

ISBN-13: 9781569021033

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