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Melamisufism i Bosnien : en dold gemenskap

Gasi, Ask LU (2010) In Lund Studies in History of Religions 27.
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Melamisufism (melamet) fanns i olika delar av Osmanska riket. Den sista perioden, då melamirörelsen var särskilt märkbar, tar sin början i slutet av 1800-talet, och då med en koncentration i den europeiska delen av det osmanska riket (Rumeli). Detta hänger samman med att melamiordens huvudschejk Sejjid Muhammed Nur el-Arebi, bodde och var verksam där under denna tid. Melamisufism har blivit en del av Bosniens moderna historia.

Forskningsuppgiftens syfte är att beskriva och analysera melami-teologin inom de miljöer som skapats och utgjorts av sufi- och andra traditioner. En utgångspunkt i avhandlingen är att melamisufism i Bosnien är en del av den sociala och historiska kontexten, och... (More)
Popular Abstract in Swedish

Melamisufism (melamet) fanns i olika delar av Osmanska riket. Den sista perioden, då melamirörelsen var särskilt märkbar, tar sin början i slutet av 1800-talet, och då med en koncentration i den europeiska delen av det osmanska riket (Rumeli). Detta hänger samman med att melamiordens huvudschejk Sejjid Muhammed Nur el-Arebi, bodde och var verksam där under denna tid. Melamisufism har blivit en del av Bosniens moderna historia.

Forskningsuppgiftens syfte är att beskriva och analysera melami-teologin inom de miljöer som skapats och utgjorts av sufi- och andra traditioner. En utgångspunkt i avhandlingen är att melamisufism i Bosnien är en del av den sociala och historiska kontexten, och vars utveckling är intimt kopplad till de händelser och förändringar som har skett i samhället. Både texter, personer och informanter följer en utveckling i samhället och deltar aktivt i dessa processer. Texter som skapas, språk som används och sätten hur budskap, information och kunskap förmedlas är därmed relaterade till sociala förhållanden. Även informanter som talar eller skriver om personer de känt, eller händelser de upplevt, är beroende av tid och rum och deras utsagor och minnen är påverkade av förändringar i deras omgivning.

Melamisufier på 1900-talet koncentrerade sina aktiviteter kring en för dem viktig person, Hajrullah Abdurahmanović, och därför ges hans biografi, brev, läroskrifter och andra religiösa instruktioner ett stort utrymme i avhandlingen. Här presenteras Risalei-salihijja i en svensk översättning, samt ett urval ur Hajrullahs brev och hans bönemanual (vird).

Globaliseringen, en ökad mobilitet och migrationer på grund av olika skäl har gjort att melamisufism och melamier även finns i Sverige. (Less)
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This dissertation focuses on Melami history in Bosnia with emphasis on the 20th century. The well-known Melami master Hajrullah Abdurahmanovic (d. 1965) in this study becomes an exponent for changes in the political and social role of religion in course of the 20th century. The purpose of this research is to describe and analyze the theology of the Melami movement in the environments created by sufi and other traditions. Melami sufism in Bosnia is part of the social and historical context, and its development is intimately connected with the occurrences and changes that have taken place in the society. The texts created, the language used and the manner in which information and knowledge are conveyed, are thus related to social conditions,... (More)
This dissertation focuses on Melami history in Bosnia with emphasis on the 20th century. The well-known Melami master Hajrullah Abdurahmanovic (d. 1965) in this study becomes an exponent for changes in the political and social role of religion in course of the 20th century. The purpose of this research is to describe and analyze the theology of the Melami movement in the environments created by sufi and other traditions. Melami sufism in Bosnia is part of the social and historical context, and its development is intimately connected with the occurrences and changes that have taken place in the society. The texts created, the language used and the manner in which information and knowledge are conveyed, are thus related to social conditions, even though the informants speaking or writing about persons they have known, or events they have experienced, are dependent on time and space, and their statements and memories are influenced by changes in their environment.

By presenting Melami sufism in Bosnia from the viewpoint of individual persons and small groups the object of the thesis is to present a micro history of Islam and sufism in the Balkans from the beginning of the 20th century up to and during the Communist period. The thesis includes the text of Risalei-salihijja in a Swedish translation, a selection of letters by Hajrullah Abdurahmanovic, as well the contents of his prayer mantle (vird). Globalization, increased mobility and migration caused by various upheavals have resulted in the presence of Melamet and its adherents in Sweden. (Less)
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  • docent Larsson, Göran, Göteborgs universitet
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mysticism, modern history, migration, micro history, Melami Sufism, mekam, Kosovo, Islam in Europe, Islam, Ibn Arabi, Hajrullah Abdurahmanović, family traditions, ethnic relations, Bosniaks, Bosnia, biography, the Balkans, Risalei-salihijja, Sufism in Sweden, spirituality, Sufism, tevhid, zikr.
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Lund Studies in History of Religions
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27
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262 pages
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Sal 215, Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap, Allhelgona kyrkogata 8, Lund
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2010-05-21 10:15
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1103-4882
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978-91-977212-5-7
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Swedish
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yes
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