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    Embodying Ethics, Performing Pluralism: Volunteerism Among Ismailis in Houston, TX (2003)

    Abstract

    Muslims in America reflect the diversity of cultures, ethnicities, traditions, and practices that constitutes the global Muslim community. They engage with the American context in which they are situated in a multiplicity of ways. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in the summer of 2003, I explore how voluntarism among Shia Imami Nizari Ismaili and Sunni Muslims in Houston, Texas provides a lens to examine how they negotiate pluralism within their communities and in American society, and how they manage the intersection of religion,...

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    Teen How Chua Ba Temple

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

    Phone: 713-236-1015

    Buddha Light Monastery

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 December 2013.

    Phone: 713-434-0211

    Hoa Hao Buddhist Temple

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2001.

    Phone: 713-529-0515

    Houston Dharma Study Group

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2001.

    Contact Information

    Address: 2102 Dunstan, Houston, TX 77005

    Quantum Dharma Center

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2001.

    Phone: 713-621-5933

    Phap Luan Tinh Xa

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2001.

    Phone: 713-528-6350

    Phuc Vien Tu

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 July 2002.

    Phone: 713-449-1900

    Chinmaya Mission, Houston

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

    Phone: 281-568-9520
    Email: info@chinmayahouston.org
    Website: http://www.chinmayahouston.org

    History

    In the mid-twentieth century, the man now known as Swami Chinmayananda travelled to the Indian mountain region of Rishikesh in order to research an expose on the Divine Life Mission. Rather than discovering the giant cult and swindle he had expected to find, he was impressed by the...
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    Hindu Worship Society

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2001.

    Phone: 713-957-4608

    First Talim Masjid Muhammad

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 June 2003.

    Contact Information

    Address: 505 East 40th 1/2 St., Houston, TX 77018

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