Sufism: A Global History
February 2012, ©2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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“A must read not only for those interested in Islamic studies but also for those interested in world history. Summing Up: Essential. Most levels/libraries.” (Choice, 1 September 2012)"This comprehensive history of Sufism lucidly demonstrates how the tradition of Islamic spirituality and ethics has been continually adapted to new social environments over the centuries. A major contribution to Islamic studies."
—Carl W. Ernst, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"This is a magisterial survey of Sufism, from its origins and early brotherhoods to the challenges of first Islamic, then European empires. Green's astute analysis catapults global Sufism into the center of debates about Islam and Muslim identity."
—Bruce Lawrence, Duke University