Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic by Ronit Ricci

By Ronit Ricci

The unfold of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia used to be probably the most major cultural shifts in international heritage. because it accelerated into those areas, Islam was once got via cultures greatly diversified from these within the center East, incorporating them right into a different worldwide group that stretched from India to the Philippines.

In Islam Translated, Ronit Ricci makes use of the Book of 1 Thousand Questions—from its Arabic unique to its diversifications into the Javanese, Malay, and Tamil languages among the 16th and 20th centuries—as a way to think about connections that associated Muslims throughout divides of distance and tradition. analyzing the stream of this Islamic textual content and its diverse literary types, Ricci explores how strategies of literary translation and spiritual conversion have been traditionally interconnected varieties of globalization, jointly established, and creatively reformulated inside societies making the transition to Islam.

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