Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life

by Gracia Clark

Muhammed Amin Abu Bakr

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Pilgrimage Insurance (00:02:47 - 00:05:05)
A Good Moslem (00:07:54 - 00:09:15)
Creator: Bakr, Muhammed Amin Abu
Clark, Gracia
Biography: The eldest of six, he was born in Kumasi and started makaranta at age three. He attended Islamic schools in Kumasi, Central Region, and Accra. He hopes to continue this abroad, but meanwhile he started selling insurance through his uncle in the head office in Accra.
Description: "Islam has taught me a lot."
Date: August 21, 2009
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Video/mp4
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Gracia Clark; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gracia Clark
Digitizer: MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences