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Arab and Druze at home

a record of travel and intercourse with the peoples east of the Jordan

by William Ewing

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Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabs,
  • Palestine -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Ewing. Thirty-one illustrations and map.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS107.3 .E9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23381145M
    LC Control Numbera 13000614
    OCLC/WorldCa1259894

    This cloak of secrecy continues today. The Druze believe he went into Occultation with Hamza ibn Ali and three other prominent preachers, leaving the care of the "Unitarian missionary movement" to a new leader, Al-Muqtana Baha'uddin also spelled Baha' ad-Din. If a Druze couple has only daughters, they keep having children until sons are born. Language The Druze language is derived from Arabic.

    The uqqals oversee the religious life of their particular community, acting almost as intermediaries with God. Second- and third-generation Druze Americans are often assimilated into American youth culture, and many move further from the faith when they enter high school and college. Inthe dropout rate declined, but was still higher among males, with 4. Most of the fighting was concentrated on Hill The educational networks of these cities were cited for their unique projects, effectiveness of immigrant absorption, student empowerment, educational leadership, top-quality teaching, encouragement of entrepreneurship and innovation, and promoting excellence in a diverse school population.

    Marriage is expected of all Druze women at a relatively early age, usually between 17 and 21 years, although a few marry as early as 15 years of age. Others believe he simply vanished while despairing that his goals would ever be reached. In fact, for more than four decades, the Israeli military had a primarily Druze infantry unit called the Herev, or sword battalion. In recent years, a number of Druze have joined the ranks of academia and can be found on the faculties of high schools and universities, particularly in the Middle East.


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Arab and Druze at home by William Ewing Download PDF Ebook

He met a girl whose family was Maronite, members of the largest Christian group in Lebanon. But there are no set holy days, regular liturgy or obligations for pilgrimage, as Druze are meant to be connected with God at all times.

In the Arab and Druze at home book, men were given Muslim names such as Mahmud, Ali or Muhammad; now, a Druze boy is more likely to be called Samir, Samih, Amin or Fawzi, names of no particular religious significance. Like other Caucasus populationsthe Druze may even be genetically adapted to cope with the thinner mountain air allowing them to live comfortably in these remote parts.

There are a number of challenges. And by that time, because of earlier persecutions, their faith was closed to new followers and they opposed marriage outside of the Druze faith. Shutterstock Genetic evidence also suggests that over the years non-Druze tribes and individuals have contributed and enriched the Druze gene pool.

5 facts about Israeli Druze, a unique religious and ethnic group

Eventually [the religious leaders] will lose the faith of the community. The roots of these beliefs can be traced back to the 11th century, when Egyptian ruler Al-Hakim, a central figure in Druze cosmology, disappeared under mysterious circumstances and was succeeded by his son Ali az-Zahir, who sought to wipe out the religion.

HOUSING In keeping with their belief in austerity, traditional Druze homes are sparsely furnished with low wooden tables and thin cushions lining the walls. The Unitarian Druze movement, which existed in the Fatimid Caliphateacknowledged az-Zahir as the caliph, but followed Hamzah as its Imam.

Keeping the faith?

He also added that the ministry would support the creations of an Arab academic college. Their faith subsequently spread to many regions in the Middle East and North Africa. Ye are now safe from any hand which may bring harm unto you. Although they live in various parts of the world, the Druze have a flag, which strengthens their sense of unity.

Messenger For 1, years, the mysterious origin of the Druze people — who live almost exclusively in the mountains of Syria, Lebanon and Israel — Arab and Druze at home book captivated linguists, historians, and sociologists.

This is in contrast with Israeli Arabs, who are exempt from military service. In Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states, Druze men are prominent members of the local business community, particularly in American and European firms.

Few family names are predictably Druze, aside from Arslan, Junbalat and al-Atrash. The IDI report also estimated that Many young Druze play a part in the daily defense of Israel's borders, serving the required three years.Dec 07,  · Are you sure you want to remove Arab and Druze at home from your list?

Arab and Druze at home a record of travel and intercourse with the peoples east of the Jordan by William Ewing. Buy this book. Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. History Created April 1, ;Author: William Ewing.

"A History of the Druzes" begins with an introduction to the early history of the Druzes, focusing on the religious, political, and social features that fostered the Druze community as a religious minority with its own particular characteristics, facilitating an understanding of the Druzes today.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifactAuthor: William Ewing.Today Abu Sinan is home to about 10, persons pdf 35% Druze pdf the rest Christians and Muslims. The tombs of the prophet Zechariah and Sheikh al-Hanbali are located in the town. South of Abu Sinan is the tranquil village of Julis, homeof Sheikh Amin Tarif, the longtime spiritual leader of the Israeli Druze community, who died in October Dec 07,  · Are you sure you want to remove Download pdf and Druze at home from your list?

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