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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.

Author Marsden, Magnus.
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)
9780511137488 (electronic bk.)
0511137486 (electronic bk.)
9780511489549 (ebook)
0511489544 (ebook)
0521852234 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9780521852234
OCLC # 252508506
Additional Format Print version: Marsden, Magnus. Living Islam. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 (DLC) 2006295279.

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