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The education of American Muslims: knowledge and authority in intensive Islamic learning environments

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This ethnographic study explores the ways in which religious teachers use intensive Islamic learning environments as sites to reshape understandings of Islam amongst American Muslims of Sunni orientation. The absence of longstanding traditional Islamic educational institutions in the United States poses challenges for Muslims looking to learn about Islam beyond parental teachings and Sunday schools. However, a range of innovative transmedial learning environments, bridging offline and onli...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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