Book details

Publication date: June 2018
Features: 36 B&W photographs, 1 map, appendices, bibliography, index
Keywords: Islamic Community / Religious History
Subject(s): RELIGION / Islam / General, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies, HISTORY / Canada / General, Social groups: religious groups & communities, Islamic Community / Religious History
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Earle H. Waugh. Earle H. Waugh has primarily studied Islam in Canada and the Middle East throughout his academic career. A Professor Emeritus of the University of Alberta, he is also a senior scholar with publications in a variety of cultural areas, including religious studies, health and culture, and Indigenous language maintenance. Now retired, he lives in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Baha Abu-Laban.

"In this rich and many-sided story, Waugh contextualizes Al Rashid’s stages of development within local, national, and international history."

Harold Coward, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria


"Al Rashid Mosque will help show future generations how the Muslim faith became intricately woven into the Canadian tapestry."

Shayda Nanji, Registered Professional Counsellor

1 | Leaving for Rihla
The Homeland Situation and the Travelling Identity, 1850s–1930s
2 | The Foundations of Al Rashid
Creating a Social and Cultural Place, 1930–1970
3 | The Evolution of a Canadian Mosque Tradition
The New Al Rashid, 1975–2005
4 | Conserving a Canadian Islamic Community during Adversity
Al Rashid Post 9/11, 2001–2010
5 | Transitioning into the Future
2010s and Beyond
Epilogue: The Iconic Al Rashid, Its Community, and Rihla
ISBNs: 9781772123395 978-1-77212-339-5 Title: al rashid mosque