The Cambridge companion to American Islam


The Cambridge Companion to American Islam offers a scholarly overview of the state of research on American Muslims and American Islam. The book presents the reader with a comprehensive discussion of the debates, challenges, and opportunities that American Muslims have faced through centuries of American history. This volume also covers the creative ways in which American Muslims have responded to the myriad serious challenges that they have faced and continue to face in constructing a religious praxis and complex identities that are grounded in both a universal tradition and the particularities of their local contexts. The book introduces the reader to some of the many facets of the lives of American Muslims that can only be understood in their interactions with Islam's entanglement in the American experiment.

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Cited Authors

  • Hammer, J; Safi, O

Duke Editors

Published Date

  • January 1, 2011

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 371

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781107002418

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/CCO9781139026161

Citation Source

  • Scopus