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Author Marsden, Magnus.
Title Living Islam : Muslim religious experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier / Magnus Marsden.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Series Cambridge books online.
Subject ChitrÕal District (Pakistan) -- Social life and customs.
ChitrÕal District (Pakistan) -- Religious life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 297 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-289) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Rowshan: Chitral village life -- 3. Emotions upside-down: affection and Islam in present day Rowshan -- 4. The play of the mind: debating village Muslims -- 5. Mahfils and musicians: new Muslims in Markaz -- 6. Scholars and scoundrels: Rowshan's amulet making ulama -- 7. To eat or not to eat? Ismai'lis and Sunnis in Rowshan -- 8. Conclusion.
Summary What does it mean to be a good Muslim? Magnus Marsden challenges the assumption that Muslims in northern Pakistan unthinkingly support the teachings of radical Islamist movements. In this extraordinary insider account, he documents how Chitral Muslims practise their religion through a complex interaction between mind and spirit.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511133901 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511133909 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780521852234
0521852234
0521617650
9780521617659
0511135319
9780511135316
9780511137488 (electronic bk.)
0511137486 (electronic bk.)
9780511489549 (ebook)
0511489544 (ebook)
1280431687
9781280431685
9786610431687
661043168X
0521852234 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9780521852234
9780521617659
OCLC # 252508506
Additional Format Print version: Marsden, Magnus. Living Islam. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 (DLC) 2006295279.