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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram


Revival from Below tells the story of the Deoband movement, one of the most important Islamic revivalist movements of the modern era. Founded in 1866 in colonial northern India, the movement has expanded globally through the establishment of seminaries (madrasas) that are similar to the original Deobandi seminary, the Dar al-`Ulum in Deoband, India. Today the Deoband movement is best known for the fact that the Taliban emerged from Deobandi seminaries in Pakistan. Because of this connection, comparatively little scholarly work has been done on other, more central, aspects of the movement. This ... More

Keywords: Deoband, Sufism, Shari’a, madrasa, South Asia, South Africa, colonialism, Muslim politics, publics, print

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780520297999
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520297999.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brannon D. Ingram, author
Northwestern University