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Deconstructing the American Mosque

Space, Gender, and Aesthetics

by Akel Ismail Kahera

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious Buildings,
  • Islam,
  • Religious Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • USA,
  • International Architecture - Middle Eastern,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture / Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • Mosques,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10293898M
    ISBN 100292743440
    ISBN 109780292743441

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His analysis contributes to three debates within the formulation of a Muslim aesthetics in North America—first, over the meaning, purpose, and function of visual religious expression; second, over the spatial and visual affinities between American and non-American mosques, including the Prophet's mosque at Madinah, Arabia; and third, over the relevance of culture, place, and identity to the making of contemporary religious expression in North by: Deconstructing the American Mosque book.

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His analysis contributes to three debates within the formulation of a Muslim aesthetics in North America—first, over the meaning, purpose, and function of visual religious expression; second, over the spatial and visual affinities between American and non-American mosques, including the Prophet's mosque at Madinah, Arabia; and third, over the relevance of culture, place, and identity to the making of contemporary religious expression in North America.

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), he interprets the forms and meanings of several American mosques Author: Akel Ismail Kahera. Zeebra Books Contemporary American Religion As architect Akel Ismail Kahera notes in the introduction to Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and.

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), he interprets the forms and meanings of several American mosques from across the by:   Theologically speaking, mosque architecture is insignificant since a masjid is simply a clean, oriented, and conducive place for prayer.

As phenomena in the US and Britain, however, the architecture and décor of purpose-built and storefront mosques reveal the status of relations with the host society as well as the identity and aspirations of the community by: 8.

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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The author embarks on an inquiry into the controversial subject of gender and space issues connected with the American mosque. Beginning with the manner in which the issue of gender was treated in the Prophet’s mosque in Medina, the discussion covers many points in history that have shaped the different positions on the issue.

Muslim Spaces and Mosque Architecture; Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge Companion to American Islam. Kahera, Akel Ismail, Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and Aesthchis Author: Akel Ismail Kahera.

In this book, Akel Ismail Kahera explores the history and theory of Muslim religious aesthetics in the United States since Using a notion of deconstruction based on the concepts of "jamal" (beauty), "subject," and "object" found in the writings of Ibn Arabi (d.

), he interprets the forms and meanings of several American mosques from across the country. Books Kahera, Akel Ismail. Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and Aesthetic.

University of Texas Press, ISBN: Macaulay, David.Akel Ismail Kahera is the author of books such as Deconstructing the American Mosque. Books by Akel Ismail Kahera.Deconstructing the American mosque: space, gender, and aesthetics.

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