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Islam and the Prayer EconomyHistory and Authority in a Malian Town$
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Benjamin Soares

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780748622856

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.001.0001

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Saints and Sufi Orders II: The Tijaniyya

Saints and Sufi Orders II: The Tijaniyya

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(p.106) 4 Saints and Sufi Orders II: The Tijaniyya
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Islam and the Prayer Economy
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Benjamin F. Soares

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0005

This chapter presents the social history of the Tijaniyya, the second of the two main Sufi orders that are the dominant institutional forms through which Islam has been practiced in the region for more than a century. It considers the decline in influence of the Tijaniyya, particularly among the Futanke of the region, through the efforts of one of Umar Tall's most prominent descendants in the postcolonial period.

Keywords:   Islam, Sufism, Saints, Muslim, Sufi orders, Tijaniyya, Hamawiyya, Tall, Umar, Tall, Seydou Nourou, Mali, Nioro du Mali

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