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Sufism in the West
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Jamal Malik, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies - Islamic Studies Jamal Malik, John Hinnells
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-18 - Publisher: Routledge

With the increasing Muslim diaspora in post-modern Western societies, Sufism – intellectually as well as sociologically – may eventually become Islam itself due to its versatile potential. Although Sufism has always provoked considerable interest in the West, no volume has so far been written which discusses this aspect of Islam
Religion and Nation
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Kathryn Spellman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

An estimated 75,000 Iranians emigrated to Britain after the 1979 revolution and the establishment of the Islamic Republic. They are politically, religiously, socio-economically and ethnically heterogeneous, and have found themselves in the ongoing process of settlement. The aim of this book is to explore facets of this process by examining
Beshara and Ibn 'Arabi
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Suha Taji-Farouki
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Anqa Publishing

Investigating sufi-inspired spirituality in the modern world, this multi-faceted and interdisciplinary volume focuses on Beshara, a spiritual movement that applies the teachings of Ibn 'Arabi in a non-Muslim context. It traces the movements emergence in sixties Britain and analyses its major teachings and practices, exploring through this case-study the interface
Sufism East and West
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Jamal Malik, Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Sufism East and West, edited by Jamal Malik and Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh, investigates the redirection and dynamics of Sufism in the modern era, specifically from the perspective of cross-cultural exchange in the resonance spaces of “East” and “West.”
Sufis in Western Society
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Associate Professor Department for Social Sciences and Humanties Markus Dressler, Markus Dressler, Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-02 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent years Sufism has undergone something of a revival as a spiritual alternative to other manifestations of Islam. This book investigates the development of Sufism in Western societies, with a regional focus on North America and Europe. Exploring a number of issues relating to the dynamic tensions between religious