9780190264369

The Audacious Ascetic What the Bin Laden Tapes Reveal About Al-Qa'ida

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    9780190264369

  • ISBN10:

    0190264365

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-11-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Flagg Miller is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis. Trained as a linguistic anthropologist, his first book, The Moral Resonance of Arab Media: Audio-cassette Poetry and Culture in Yemen, examined how Yemenis have used traditional poetry and new media technologies to envision a productive relationship between tribalism and progressive Muslim reform.

Table of Contents


Introduction

1. The Message (Al-Risala)
2. Heart Pains
3. Remembering the Lion's Den
4. The Genie and the Bottle: On Authority and Revelation through Audiotapes
5. Our Present Reality (Waqi una al-Mu asir)
6. Dangers and Hopes (Makhatir W-Amal)
7. Taking Gandhi to Jerusalem through Oslo, Norway
8. Dawn Anthems (Anashid al-Fajr)
9. I Have Scorned Those Who Rebuked Me
10. New Bases Near an Ancient House
11. An Intimate Conversation (jalasa)
12. A Pragmatic Base (al-qa ida)
13. Listen, Plan, and Carry Out "al-Qa ida"
14. Umar's Wedding

Epilogue

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