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Trip to Senegal’s Versions of Mecca

Two weekends ago, my history of Islam class took a trip to Senegal’s two major Muslim brotherhood pilgrimage sites—Tivuoaune and Touba. For a group of twelve American university students, this was the deepest cultural immersion we’ve experienced yet. Though I … Continue reading

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Islamic Synchretism

Asaalam Malekum! Many of you had questions on why, in my opinion, there has never been a coup in Senegal. The following features some of my reflections on religious life in Senegal, which can be found online as my contribution … Continue reading

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