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A Learned Society in a Period of Transition: The Sunni 'Ulama' of Eleventh-Century Baghdad

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This book develops a new approach to the process of institutionalization and its social significance by focusing on Baghdad during the Sunni revival. Ephrat asserts that the Sunni revival was a period during which the fluid society of the "learned," the 'ulama', emerged as a more defined and exclusive group. By unveiling the world of learning beyond its legal and ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published August 3rd 2000 by State University of New York Press (first published August 2000)
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Maheen
Nov 03, 2010 Maheen is currently reading it
Yet another book in the genere of ulamalogy. Has a good summary of the debates around institutional formations of the 'ulama and the madrasa.
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