By Arshad Alam
While there exists scholarly works on madrasas in India in the course of medieval occasions and the colonial interval, there's hardly ever whatever at the stipulations of madrasas this day, and people are often in keeping with secondary literature and never grounded in targeted empirical research. This paintings, via ethnographic research undertaken at madrasas in Mubarakpur in Uttar Pradesh, indicates how Indian madrasas symbolize a various array of ideological orientations that is commonly against every one other’s interpretation of Islam. If madrasas are concerning the dissemination of Islamic wisdom, then additionally they problematize and compete over how most sensible to process that wisdom; within the approach they bring about and maintain a large choice of attainable interpretations of Islam. This quantity should be of curiosity to students and researchers attracted to the research of Islam and Indian Muslims. because it is multidisciplinary in process, it is going to locate house in the disciplines of sociology, social anthropolgy, background and modern studies.
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