Islam in Ethiopia has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Mr. Trimingham’s Islam in the Sudan (as well as several of his shorter teenth century-the role of Islam in Ethiopia has always been largely peripheral, geo-. Author: Trimingham, J. Spencer (John Spencer), ; Subjects: Muslims – Ethiopia.; Islam – Ethiopia.; RELIGION / Islam / General. Wikipedia: Read associated.

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Historian Ulrich Braukamper says, “the expansion of the non-Muslim Oromo people during subsequent centuries mostly eliminated Islam in those areas.

The emphasis seems less on the contemplative and disciplined mysticism, and more on the concentration of the spiritual powers possessed by certain founders of the orders and the leaders of local branches. Palgrave,p. Related articles in Google Scholar. Muhammad Alamgir khan rated it liked it Sep 09, In Ethiopia’s Muslim communities, as in neighboring Sudan and Somaliamany of the faithful are associated with, but not necessarily members of any specific Sufi order.

Islam developed more rapidly in the eastern part of the Horn region, particularly among the Somali and Harari. The Quraysh sent emissaries to bring them back to Arabiabut the King of Axum refused their demands. Gutu rated it it was ok Trmiingham 27, Henze, Layers of Time: By using this site, you triminghamm to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Much as the rest of the Muslim worldthe beliefs and practices of the Muslims in Ethiopia are basically the same: Located in the Tigray Region.


Binyamin marked it as to-read Dec 15, Hany marked it as to-read May 14, Article PDF first page preview. Aham added it May 31, Refresh and try again. It is considered ‘the fourth holy city’ of Islam, having been founded by a holy missionary from the Arabic Peninsula.

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Open Preview See a Problem? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nevertheless, formal and informal attachment to Sufi practices is widespread.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Mohammed saw the persecution to which his followers were subjected to in Mecca, he told them to find safe haven in northern Ethiopia, Abyssinia, where they would “find a king there who does not wrong anyone.

Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. The statistics in the latest version of the CIA World Factbook are taken from the national census although this percentage is disputed by the Muslim community.

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However, many Muslims dealt with such matters in terms of customary law. Muslims arrived in the Axumite Empire during the Hijarat as early disciples from Meccapersecuted by the ruling Quraysh tribe. islsm

Trimimgham are also Sufi brotherhoods present in Ethiopia such as the Qadiriyyah order in Wello. However the north and northeastern expansion of the Oromo, who practiced mainstream traditional Waaqaaffected the growth of Islam in its early days. To ask other readers questions about Islam in Ethiopiaplease sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Che marked it as to-read Aug 13, If you originally registered with a triminggham please use that to sign in.


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This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Under the former Emperor Haile SelassieMuslim communities could bring matters of personal and family law and inheritance before Islamic courts; many did so and probably continued to do so under the revolutionary regime. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Bro marked it as to-read Aug 09, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Tesfa Belayneh added it Apr 30, According to Islamic tradition, some members of Muhammad’s family and some of his early converts had taken refuge with the Aksumites during the troubled years preceding the Prophet’s rise to power, and Aksum was exempted from the jihad, or holy war, as a result.

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