The Tablighi Jama’at: Proselytizing Missionaries or Trojan Horse?

@article{Burki2013TheTJ,
  title={The Tablighi Jama’at: Proselytizing Missionaries or Trojan Horse?},
  author={S. K. Burki},
  journal={Journal of Applied Security Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={117 - 98}
}
  • S. K. Burki
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Applied Security Research
Tablighi Jama’at, a transnational Deobandi (Sunni) Muslim proselytizing group with branches in over 150 countries today, has garnered attention in the West since 2001. With increasing frequency, terrorist plots in the West reveal Jama’at linkages. Although its leadership enunciates a peaceful, apolitical stance; the organization does share the same core ideology and ultimate objectives (the expansion of Dar al Islam and the establishment of a global Caliphate) as the Salafis, Wahhabis and other… Expand
2 Citations
FROM MADHAB TO SOCIAL DOGMA: THE TABLIGHIJEMAAT’S FLUIDITY OF TEACHINGS AND THE INTEGRATION OF UMMAH
Tablighi Jamaat is one of the largest Muslim organization in the world. Despite lacking formal form of organization like other Islamic organization in general, the members of the Tablighi Jamaat isExpand
«The Tablighi Jamaat» movement: the Ideology and the Activity Specifics Independent researcher; eugen.mfa@mail.ru
Статья посвящена проблеме оценки деятельности международного исламского религиозного движения «Таблиги Джамаат» с точки зрения борьбы с религиозным экстремизмом. В статье проводятся анализ идеологииExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 74 REFERENCES
Islamic Revivalism: The Case of the Tablighi Jamaat
Islamic revivalism is a social phenomenon in Muslim societies and has been its permanent feature. Historically, like hurricanes, which come and go unannounced, the Islamic revival movements haveExpand
Living Hadīth in the Tablīghī Jama'āt
T he north indian movement of spiritual renewal widely known as the Tablīghī Jama'āt dates from the 1920s and exists today throughout the world. The movement's fundamental goal has been tablīgh :Expand
Tablighi Jamaat: Jihad's Stealthy Legions
Every fall, over a million almost identically dressed, bearded Muslim men from around the world descend on the small Pakistani town of Raiwind for a three-day celebration of faith. Similar gatheringsExpand
Mawdudi and the Making of Islamic Revivalism
Nasr examines the life and thought of Mawlana Mawdudi, one of the first and most important Islamic ideological thinkers. Mawdudi was the first to develop a modern political Islamic ideology, and aExpand
The Vanguard of the Islamic Revolution: The Jama'at-i Islami of Pakistan
In this groundbreaking study, Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr examines the origins, historical development, and political strategies of one of the oldest and most influential Islamic revival movements, theExpand
Radical Islamic Movements: Gender Construction in Jamaat-i-Islami and Tabligh-i- Jamaat in Pakistan
Muslim women are generally viewed as victims of prevailing religious and patriarchal discourses. Their subjectivity and subordinate position is discussed as imposed, through textual representationsExpand
The origins and growth of the Tablighi Jamaat in Britain
Abstract One of the largest Islamic movements of contemporary times, in terms of both geographical spread and number of activists, the Tablighi Jamaat (TJ) has received but scant attention fromExpand
Radicalisation among Muslims in the UK
Muslim communities in the UK have come under intense since 7 July 2005 (7/7), and the emergence of a home-grown threat raised concerns not just about the threat of future attacks, but it also playedExpand
Pakistan's Jihad Culture
This spring the U.S. State Department reported that South Asia has replaced the Middle East as the leading locus of terrorism in the world. Although much has been written about religious militants inExpand
Travellers in faith : studies of the Tablīghī Jamā at as a transnational Islamic movement for faith renewal
This publication of analytical studies of the working of the Tablighi Jama'at, which is presently operating in more than eighty countries, provides fascinating information about the contemporaryExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...