Participation Type

Paper

Presentation #1 Title

Asian Muslim Sermons in the Twentieth Century: State of Scholarship

Presentation #1 Abstract

The sermon has keen importance to change the thoughts of the listener and preacher which ultimately impact the conceptual, theological, moral, and spiritual development of the society. The study of sermons explores the intellectual and conceptual status and desired changes of the preacher, the effectiveness of the sermon for liturgy and worship, the connection between speaker and society, rhetoric, and many more about society.

The main purpose of the study is to develop essays on prominent religious personalities in south Asia through the collection and analytical study of their sermons and preaching delivered during the twentieth century. These essays will encompass the biographies, ‘effective parts of the sermons and speeches’, analysis of the intellectual state of the preacher and society, intended changes by the speaker for social and theological development, responses by listeners, the effectiveness of the sermon for liturgy and worship, innovative idea/ though/ slogan/ insight of the preacher, methodology of preaching, conceptual tools used by the preacher, rhetoric and belief systems of preachers and society.

Initially, prominent personalities i.e., Syed Abul ala Maududi, Sayyid Ruhollah Musavi Khmine, Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami, Moulana Shabbir Ahmad Uthmani, Annandamayi Ma (Nirmala Sundari), Mullah Mohammed Omer, Maulana Fazlul Rehman, Bhakti Tirtha Swami, Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Prof. Dr. Tahir ul Qadri are selected from India, Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan.

At-A-Glance Bios- Presenter #1

Syed Alam is an Assistant Professor of World Religions at Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi. He is a member of GSC Romania, CRVP-CUA USA, AI USA, BWO Pakistan, and Editor-in-Chief of JARH Pakistan.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS
 

Asian Muslim Sermons in the Twentieth Century: State of Scholarship

The sermon has keen importance to change the thoughts of the listener and preacher which ultimately impact the conceptual, theological, moral, and spiritual development of the society. The study of sermons explores the intellectual and conceptual status and desired changes of the preacher, the effectiveness of the sermon for liturgy and worship, the connection between speaker and society, rhetoric, and many more about society.

The main purpose of the study is to develop essays on prominent religious personalities in south Asia through the collection and analytical study of their sermons and preaching delivered during the twentieth century. These essays will encompass the biographies, ‘effective parts of the sermons and speeches’, analysis of the intellectual state of the preacher and society, intended changes by the speaker for social and theological development, responses by listeners, the effectiveness of the sermon for liturgy and worship, innovative idea/ though/ slogan/ insight of the preacher, methodology of preaching, conceptual tools used by the preacher, rhetoric and belief systems of preachers and society.

Initially, prominent personalities i.e., Syed Abul ala Maududi, Sayyid Ruhollah Musavi Khmine, Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami, Moulana Shabbir Ahmad Uthmani, Annandamayi Ma (Nirmala Sundari), Mullah Mohammed Omer, Maulana Fazlul Rehman, Bhakti Tirtha Swami, Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Prof. Dr. Tahir ul Qadri are selected from India, Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan.