The Question of Becoming: Islamic Reform-Movements in Contemporary Ethiopia

  title={The Question of Becoming: Islamic Reform-Movements in Contemporary Ethiopia},
  author={Terje {\O}steb{\o}},
  journal={Journal of Religion in Africa},
Facilitated by a new (since 1991) political climate, enhancing Muslim opportunities for religious expression, several Islamic reform movements have surfaced in Ethiopia. Under consideration here are the Salafi movement, the Tabligh movement and an Intellectualist revivalist movement, each of which was crucial for the reconfiguration of religious affiliation, and served as a channel in the search for belonging and coherent meaning. Discussing the movements' socio-cultural composition and their… Expand
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