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Black Pilgrimage to Islam$
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Robert Dannin

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195300246

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.001.0001

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Patriarchy Revisited

Patriarchy Revisited

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(p.215) 9 Patriarchy Revisited
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Black Pilgrimage to Islam
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Robert Dannin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0010

A dominant theme that is evident in most testimonies of new Muslims entails the recognition of personal tragedies that are usually caused by sexual disorders or conflicts within their families. As Nur Ali points out, a family begins with two individuals unrelated by blood who come together to accomplish things that they could not perform as individuals, and from this basic element we can build villages, nations, and worlds. African-American Muslims are believed to have a mission concerned with advocating attempts to resolve social disorder and providing a new way of life grounded on certain Islamic values about sexuality and marriage. This chapter illustrates, through an ethnohistorical view, some common patriarchal practices practiced by Muslims and how these entail concepts that are not unfamiliar to contemporary American society.

Keywords:   patriarchy, African-American Muslims, sexuality, ethnohistorical view, marriage, sexuality, social disorder

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