Ramatoulaye Brotherhood in Transition

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Ramatoulaye Brotherhood in Transition

Type: Article / Letter to editor
Title: Ramatoulaye Brotherhood in Transition
Author: Dassetto, F.Laurent, P.J.
Journal Title: ISIM Review
Issue: 1
Volume: 18
Start Page: 26
End Page: 27
Pages: 2
Publisher: ISIM, Leiden
Issue Date: 2006
Keywords: Ramatoulaye
Abstract: Religious movements are playing a new role of social consolidation in many African countries. In these contexts of “insecure modernization”1 religious groups and images provide followers new bases for social solidarity, as well as identity and moral references. Similarly, new expressions of African Islam which, while founding themselves on the old tariqas, carry out modernizing transformations in an attempt to respond to contemporary situations and expectations. This is the case for the “eleven bead” variant of the Tidjani Sufi Order, whose spiritual centre is the “city” of Ramatoulaye in western Burkina Faso.
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/17087
 

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