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By Cheikh Anta Babou

In Senegal, the Muridiyya, a wide Islamic Sufi order, is the one such a lot influential non secular association, together with between its numbers the nation’s president. but little is understood of this sect within the West. Drawn from a large choice of archival, oral, and iconographic resources in Arabic, French, and Wolof, Fighting the larger Jihad deals an astute research of the founding and improvement of the order and a biographical learn of its founder, Cheikh Amadu Bamba Mbacke.

Cheikh Anta Babou explores the forging of Murid id and pedagogy round the individual and initiative of Amadu Bamba in addition to the ongoing reconstruction of this identification through more moderen fans. He makes a compelling case for reexamining the historical past of Muslim associations in Africa and in different places so one can relish believers’ motivation and tasks, specifically spiritual tradition and schooling, past the slender confines of political collaboration and resistance.

Fighting the higher Jihad additionally finds how non secular energy is equipped on the intersection of family tree, wisdom, and religious strength, and the way this strength in flip affected colonial policy.

Fighting the larger Jihad will dramatically modify the point of view from which anthropologists, historians, and political scientists examine Muslim mystical orders.

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