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Sufis, Society, and the State

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732302
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894611 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0002
Sufis, Society, and the State

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This chapter offers a broad overview of the religious experience of Senegalese in the 20th century and analyzes the formation of the Senegalese religious landscape and how it relates to modern society and the state. This helps with the understanding of the religious associational life of the Senegalese in America, as well as the types of transnational relations developed by migrants.

Keywords: Senegalese immigrants; religious experience; religious life; transnational relations

Chapter.  15818 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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