Sufism: A Global History
February 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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- An ideal introduction to Sufism, requiring no background knowledge of Islamic history or thought
- Offers the first history of Sufism as a global phenomenon, exploring its movement and adaptation from the Middle East, through Asia and Africa, to Europe and the United States of America
- Covers the entire historical period of Sufism, from its ninth century origins to the end of the twentieth century
- Devotes equal coverage to the political, cultural, and social dimensions of Sufism as it does to its theology and ritual
- Dismantles the stereotypes of Sufis as otherworldly 'mystics', by anchoring Sufi Muslims in the real lives of their communities
- Features the most up-to-date research on Sufism available
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