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Islam and the BlackamericanLooking toward the Third Resurrection$
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Sherman A. Jackson

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195180817

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.001.0001

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Blackamerican Islam Between Religion, Nationalism, and Spirituality

Blackamerican Islam Between Religion, Nationalism, and Spirituality

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Islam and the Blackamerican

Sherman A. Jackson

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes the nationalism and spirituality of African American Islam. It explores the religious incentives for African American protest and resistance, with specific reference to the challenge this poses to religion in general and to African American Islam in particular. It discusses the spirituality of African American Muslims and explores the influence of Sufism on the development of personal piety, spirituality, and God-consciousness among African American Muslims.

Keywords:   African American Islam, nationalism, spirituality, Sufism, personal piety, God-consciousness

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