Contentious Charisma



This chapter reconnects with concerns raised in the opening Chap.  1 of this study by engaging more deeply with the contentions surrounding this particular practice of Islamic leadership in China. These contestations include narratives of unity and disunity amongst different religious factions, cultural syncretism and resulting questions of religious legitimacy (orthodoxy and unorthodoxy), materialism and desire and their impact on religious integrity, and the stability of religious institutions within rapidly growing economies.


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  1. 1.Asian University for WomenChittagongBangladesh

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