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Sufis in Western Society

Global Networking and Locality (Routledge Sufi)

by Markus Dressler

  • 180 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Religion - Socialissues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10207461M
    ISBN 100415457114
    ISBN 109780415457118

      Sufism, or Tasawwuf as it is known in the Muslim world, is Islamic mysticism (Lings, Martin, What is Sufism?, The Islamic Texts Society, , pg 15). Non-Muslims often mistake Sufism . The book of the sufis The last unicorn book online, Start by marking “The Sufis” as Want to Read: Idries Shah's definitive work, The Sufis, completely overturned Western misconceptions of Sufism, revealing a great spiritual and psychological tradition encompassing many of the world's greatest thinkers: Rumi, Omar Khayyam, Ibn El.

    Books shelved as sufism: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, The Conference of the Birds by Attar of Nishapur, The Essential Rumi by Rumi, The Sufis.   The Sufis, by Idries Shah. Read by David Ault ‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is immediately forced to use one’s mind.

    Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age is published by Oxford University Press in New York (). It is the first complete history of the Western relationship with Sufism, and examines the deep roots of Western Sufism, both in the Muslim world and in the gh the first significant Western Sufi organization was not established until , the first Western discussion of.   The Sufis, by Idries Shah. Read by David Ault ‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is .


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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.1/5(1). 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 globalization processes and specific sacred localities, this book looks at the formation of Sufi movements that have migrated from their place Cited by: 7.

Book Description 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.

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 : Taylor And Francis.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1). DOI link for Sufis in Western Society. Sufis in Western Society book. Global networking and locality. Edited By Markus Dressler, Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 June Pub.

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Western Sufism is sometimes dismissed as a relatively recent new age phenomenon, but in this book Mark Sedgwick argues that it has deep roots, both in the Muslim world and in the West. In fact, although the first significant Western Sufi organization was not established untilthe first Western discussion of Sufism was printed inand Western interest in Sufi thought goes back to the.

The Sufis is composed of material taken from Western scholarship, old and new, together with accounts of Westerners who were Sufis or influenced by Sufism; fresh material from the Sufi source.

The Sufis must be the biggest society of sensible men on earth ’; and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing said of it: ‘ I had waited my entire life to read this book.

Large Print edition available. Index Edition also available with detailed index. Untilwhen “The Sufis” was published, Sufism was mostly the preserve of scholars, at least in the West.

“The Sufis” began a new era, opening a window on Sufi activity, history and influence. Shah presents new information in an accessible way, and many readers feel that it’s a book /5(90). Sufis in Western Society emerged from a panel held by the American Academy of Religions.

Its title is misleading in that the collection deals minimally with indigenous Sufism in Eastern European Muslim polities such as Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosova, or Albania, and the vigorous Sufi presence in such major diaspora communities as that of. Summary: Investigates the development of Sufism in Western societies, with a regional focus on North America and Europe.

This book explores a number of issues relating to the dynamic tensions between religious globalization processes and specific sacred localities. “The Sufis must be the biggest society of sensible men on Earth,” he wrote. Now, the Idries Shah Foundation is bringing out new editions in English and.

The Sufi Psychology of Growth, Balance, and Harmony. Author: Robert Frager; Publisher: Quest Books ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Heart, Self, and Soul is the first book by a Western psychologist to explore the rich spiritual tradition of Sufism as a path for personal growth.

The Sufis is one of the best known books on Sufism by the writer Idries Shah. First published in with an introduction by Robert Graves, it introduced Sufi ideas to the West in a format acceptable to non-specialists at a time when the study of Sufism had largely become the reserve of : Idries Shah.

In the instance of New Age Sufism, faddish imitations of esoteric Islamic traditions are adopted by Western spiritual seekers. The second trend involves "high concept" meanderings in revisionist Islamic, European, and American history.

Both represent attempts to respond to the Islamist challenge without recourse to politics or the : Stephen Schwartz. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The phenomenon of Western Sufi teachers is unique, not just because of the individuals themselves, though they are certainly fascinating, but because of what they represent: the flowering of the Western genius, which has discovered Eastern traditions, absorbed them and in the process changed them and been changed by them.

This paper is a primary outline of the main contours of this phenomenon. The Sufis is a very comprehensive pages book which explains in great detail, the historical background, cultural impact and spiritual discipline of Sufism, including the lives of great Sufi masters like Omar Khayyam and Jalaluddin Rumi to name a few/5(88).Sufis in Western Society In recent years Sufism has undergone something of a revival as a spiritual altern-ative 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.Study Resources. HeartSpace: Awaken the heart with the wisdom & practice of Sufi spirituality; Online Retreats; The 99 Names of God: An Illustrated Guide for Young and Old.