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Bastions of the Believers

Madrasas and Islamic Education in India

by Yoginder Sikand

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Published by Penguin Global .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7362142M
ISBN 100144000202
ISBN 109780144000203

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Bastions of the Believers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The emergence of radical Islamist movements in various parts of 4/5. Bastions of the Believers covers a wide range of thought-provoking issues—from the origins and development of the institution to critiques of madrasa curricula and the alleged links between madrasas and Islamist militancy—making this a must-read for all those interested in creating and preserving a just social by: Usha Sanyal, «Yoginder Sikand, Bastions of the Believers.

Madrasas and Islamic Education in India», South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal [Online], Book Reviews, Online since 13 Octoberconnection on 08 May Cited by: 7. Bastions of The Believers: Madrasas and Islamic Education in India - Kindle edition by Sikand, Yoginder.

Download it once and Bastions of the Believers book it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Bastions of The 3/5(1). Bastions of the Believers covers a wide range of thought-provoking issues"from the origins and develoent of the institution to critiques of madrasa curricula and the alleged links between madrasas and Islamist militancy"making this a must-read for all those interested in creating and preserving a just social order.

Bastions of the Believers is thus a noble attempt by an Indian scholar-activist to dispel the negative images of madrasahs as "dens of terror". By utilising sources gathered from in-depth archival and field research, Yoginder presents us with a nuanced and non-homogenising portrayal of the madrasahs.

Book Review of Yoginder Sikand’s BASTIONS OF THE BELIEVERS: MADRASAHS AND ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN INDIA By ‘Aamir Bashir Madrasahs in the Indian Subcontinent suffer from a poor image. The mainstream media in the West, as well as in the sub-continent (especially Hindu and liberal), tends to brand the madrasahs as hotbeds of terrorism and breeding.

Yoginder Sikand, Bastions of the Believers. Madrasas and Islamic Education in India, New Delhi: Penguin,pages. Usha Sanyal [1] This is a very different book from Sikand's first book by Penguin (Sacred Spaces: Exploring Traditions of Shared Faith in India).

In that book, he described a variety of what he calls. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Foreword / Francis Robinson --'Ilm and Islam: the early Islamic scholarly tradition --Madrasas in India: historical evolution --Madrasas in independent India --Madrasas and the agenda of reform --Reformed Madrasas and new forms of Islamic education --Madrasas and militancy.

1 Book Review of Yoginder Sikand’s BASTIONS OF THE BELIEVERS: MADRASAHS AND ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN INDIA1 By ‘Aamir Bashir Madrasahs in the Indian Subcontinent suffer from a poor image. The mainstream media in the West, as well as in the. Download Citation | Yoginder Sikand, Bastions of the Believers.

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Madrasas and Islamic Education in India. By Usha Sanyal. Abstract. This is a very different book from Sikand's first book by Penguin (Sacred Spaces: Exploring Traditions of Shared Faith in India). In that book, he described a variety of what he calls ‘liminal’ religious traditions in different Author: Usha Sanyal.

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