The making of a Mouride Mahdi: Serigne Abdoulaye Yakhine Diop of Thies
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This case study by Rose Lake focuses the life of a prominent African Muslim, Serigne Abdoulaye Yakhine Diop. The study of this important Senegalese Mouride leader focuses on a lengthy interview with an elderly disciple. This informant's intimate portrait of Diop highlights the ambiguities of Mouride memories, and adds an additional layer of complexity to the Senegalese past.