In the name of Elijah Muhammad : Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam / Mattias Gardell.

Author
Other titles
  • Countdown to Armageddon
Published
  • Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press 1996
Physical description
1 online resource (vii, 482 pages)
ISBN
  • 9780822382430
  • 0822382431
  • 0822318520
  • 9780822318521
  • 0822318458
  • 9780822318453
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-470) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. 2014.
  • Published in Great Britain under the title: Countdown to armageddon : Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam. C. Hurst, 1996
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Restoration of Dignity: The Rise of Black Nationalism: Black to Basics. A Black Moses in the House of Pharaoh -- The Crescent of the Occident: Islam in Black America prior to 1930: Black Muslim Slaves and Scholars. Noble Drew Ali and the Moorish Gospel -- The Genesis of the Nation of Islam: Behold, I Will Send You Elijah. A Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness. A Nation of Islam. The Image of a Voodoo Cult in an Urban Jungle. Muhammad is the Messenger of God. Champions for Allah -- Forces of Evil: An Asiatic Assault on Babylon. Exposing the Nation. Terminated. A Federal Conspiracy to Neutralize the Nation of Islam. Knights of Americanism and the Threat of Black Islam -- The Fall of the Nation: Until Death Do Us Part. Rapid Islamization Transit. To Dismantle an Empire. Religion, Perception, and Change -- The Resurrection of the Nation of Islam: From the Nightclub to the Mosque. The Fall and Resurrection of the Nation of Islam. Kinship, Scripture, and Strategies of Legitimation. The Messiah Has Finally Come. The Black Path of Redemption. Rebuilding the Black House -- A Nation of Gods: The Creed of Black Islam: The Creation of the Heavens and the Earth. Demonogony: The Making of a Devil. Gods Making Evil: The Problem of Theodicy. Death Rides a Pale Horse and Hell Follows with Him. The Sleeping Beauty and the Prince of Love. The Wheel and Satan, the Challenger. Apocalypse Now. Religion, Logic, and Configurations of Belief. There Are but How Many Gods? Proving the Creed: Religion and Science. The Mathematical Code of Islam. What is New in New Religions? -- The Sun of Islam Will Rise in the West: Allah's Gradual Approach. Follow Bilal into Paradise. Qadhdhafi and the Third Universal Theory. Islamic Reformer and World Transformer, Qadhdhafi's Twin Role. Qadhdhafi and the Nation of Islam. The Lost Found Nation of Islam. The Five Percent Nation of Islam. The Nubian Islamic Hebrews: The Ansaaru Allah Community -- Strained Seeds of Abraham: Is the NOI an Anti-Christian, Anti-Semitic Nazi Cult?: Christendoom and Crucifiction. Black Bridge over Troubled Waters. Blacks, Jews, and the Nation of Islam. From Dirty Religion Blues to Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. Anti-Semites or AntiSatanites? The Nazi Connection -- A Divine Nation in a Decaying World: Gangland Gangstas Turning Gods. The Hip-Hop Mission. When Somethin's Wrong In tha Hood, Who Are You Gonna Call? The NOI Prison Reform Ministry: Let My People Go. 40 Acres and a Mule. Vote Black Muslim for Congress. Farewell to Welfare: The Black POWER of the Nation of Islam. Exit by Reeducation: Road to Freedom. Artificial Disease and Natural Health Care. "It's a God in the House": Black Islamic Family Ideals. Justicia Niger. The Quest for Black Reunification. Children of Armageddonddon, or, To Civilize the Uncivilized.
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  • English
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  • In the Name of Elijah Muhammad tells the story of the Nation of Islam-its rise in northern inner-city ghettos during the Great Depression through its decline following the death of Elijah Muhammad in 1975 to its rejuvenation under the leadership of Louis Farrakhan. Mattias Gardell sets this story within the context of African American social history, the legacy of black nationalism, and the long but hidden Islamic presence in North America. He presents with insight and balance a detailed view of one of the most controversial yet least explored organizations in the United States-and.

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