Walbridge, Linda S.. The Shi'a mosques and their congregations in Dearborn

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Shi'a mosques and their congregations in Dearborn

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Muslim communities in North America, edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and Jane Idleman Smith

Published By: Original publisher Muslim communities in North America, edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and Jane Idleman Smith Albany, N. Y.: State University of New York Press. 1994. 337-357 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Linda S. Walbridge

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Arab Americans (NK09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Sociocultural trends (178); Cultural participation (184); Religious and educational structures (346); Settlement patterns (361); Prophets and ascetics (792); Congregations (794); Religious denominations (795); Ethnosociology (829);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document describes the three major Shi'a mosques in Dearborn, Michigan -- the Islamic Center of America, the Islamic Institute, and the Islamic Council of America -- their development, leadership, and differences between them in their respective interpretation of religious law in the cultural context in which their congregations live. Much of the emphasis in this work is on the Islamic Center of American under the guidance of Imam Mohammed Jawad Chirri.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nk09-012

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1998

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). ca. 1940s - 1980s

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Dearborn, Michigan, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Arab Americans


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