A Legacy of the Indian Khilafat Movement
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $18.95|
| Book Description: |
This book is an interesting study of the Khilafat (Caliphate) movement in early twentieth century India. The abolition of the caliphate institution in Turkey provided food for thought to the Muslim elite in India. They saw it was possible to theologically explore and evolve the caliphate institution from a one man caliph-emperor to a socially elected caliphate state, from an individual caliph to the concept of an Islamic state.
After tracing the earlier view of the Caliphate,...