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Sufism and society

Curry, John J. Professor

Sufism and society

arrangements of the mystical in the Muslim world, 1200-1800

by Curry, John J. Professor

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sufism,
  • History,
  • Mysticism,
  • Islamic sociology,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John J. Curry and Erik S. Ohlander
    SeriesRoutledge sufi series -- 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP189.2 .S85 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131335M
    ISBN 109780415782234, 9780203806982
    LC Control Number2011004386

    SUFI Journal, Washington D. C. 8, likes 16 talking about this. VISIT US @ where you can order print copies, purchase PDFs, read inspiring short pieces, and/or ers: K. But this book explains that Sufism predates both Islam and Christianity, and that it is a mistake to equate it with any particular culture or phase of a culture. We tend to see mysticism, mystics.

      In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in the Muslim world, from the fall of the Abbasid caliphate to the 3/5(1). Sufism, Music and Society in Turkey and the Middle East. by Anders Hammarlund,Tord Olsson,Elisabeth Ozdalga. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.

      Buy a cheap copy of The Sufis book by Idries Shah. Idries Shah's definitive work, The Sufis, completely overturned Western misconceptions of Sufism, revealing a great spiritual and psychological tradition Free shipping over $/5(5). "A concise but authentic account." — Islamic Review. The first concise history of Sufism to appear in any language, this work remains among the best. A noted scholar offers insights into every aspect of Sufism, from interpretation of the word of God and the life of the Prophet to the theorists of Sufism, the structure of Sufi theory and practice, and more.3/5(1).


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Sufism and society by Curry, John J. Professor Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Threshold Society is affiliated with the Mevlana Foundation, founded by Celalettin Celebi and recognized by UNESCO as the authentic representative of the Mevlevi tradition. Recently Threshold has been working to create a “big tent” for a broad collaboration to revive the transformative dimensions of Islamic spirituality.

This book gives a fine introduction to Sufism from its very beginings, through its practices going on to the history of Sufism to the present day. Easier to read than Burckhards book and perhaps more sympathetic than Smith or Nicholsons well worth a read for anyone with an interest in the Muslim by: 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.

Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in the Muslim world, from the fall of the Abbasid caliphate to the heyday of the great Ottoman, Mughal and Safavid empires.

The Book of Secret Wisdom: The Prophetic Record of Human Destiny and Evolution (Sacred Wisdom) Zinovia Dushkova. out of 5 stars Paperback. Yoga, and Sufism in North India Patton E. Burchett. Hardcover. $ # Rumi's Reflection Journal: Days of Lessons, Parables & Poems Paper Trail Journals.

out of 5 stars 5. In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in the Muslim world, from the fall of the Abbasid caliphate to the Cited by: 3.

In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in the Muslim world, from the fall of the Abbasid caliphate to the heyday of the great Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Sufism and Society consists of a collection of papers by ten scholars, with an introduction and two papers by the editors themselves. The chapters in the book present elaborate and diverse case studies of Sufism from Middle Eastern, Turkic, Persian, and South Asian Islamic lands, and cover six centuries, from the fall of Baghdad to the colonial.

In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in the Muslim world, from the fall of the Abbasid caliphate to the heyday of the great.

Sufism. 10K likes. Followers: 11K. Buy Sufism and Society (Routledge Sufi Series) 1 by John Curry, Erik Ohlander (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Format: Paperback. ICSE Solutions for Class 9 History and Civics – Bhakti Movement, Sufism and Influence of Christianity on Indian Society ICSE SolutionsSelina ICSE SolutionsML Aggarwal Solutions EXERCISES Question 1. What is meant by Composite Culture.

Answer: It means that culture is made up of many elements drawn from several different traditions such as Classical. Sufism: ‘a natural antidote to fanaticism’ Jason Webster on why the republication of Idries Shah book about Sufism – whose enthusiasts have included Winston Churchill, Ted Hughes and Doris.

Even though it's not really a book on sufism, it still clearly has Sufi elements and I can sense a little bit of Rumi in there too ;oD The "beginner" book, which i preferred from the others which I read, was Essential Sufism It gives a good overview of the Sufis such as Rumi, Hafez, Attar etc.

The scriptural prevalence of ideas linked to writing provided great inspiration to Sufis and Sufi calligraphers. Quranic passages conveying the idea of a heavenly pen (al-Qalam), for example, suggest a correspondence between human practices of writing and God’s acts of teaching humanity through the creation of holy idea of a divine book or tablet (al-Lawh).

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.

As a famous Sufi [Islamic saint who has reached the highest spiritual station] once said, "Shariat is the body and tariqat [another name for Sufism] is the soul". This book looks at the origins of Sufism, its historical development, its branching into various brotherhoods, its importance in Islamic history as well as the various aspects of sufi /5(5).

Get this from a library. Sufism and society in medieval India. [Raziuddin Aquil;] -- "This volume brings together seminal essays on the perennial debate regarding the different roles Sufis played medieval Indian society and culture.

It focuses on crucial issues such as Sufis'. Sufism - Sufism - History: Islamic mysticism had several stages of growth, including (1) the appearance of early asceticism, (2) the development of a classical mysticism of divine love, and (3) the rise and proliferation of fraternal orders of mystics.

Despite these general stages, however, the history of Islamic mysticism is largely a history of individual mystic experience. 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 as a sect of. Sufism and Society by John Curry,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).Equally obvious and unavoidable are biases of Sufism’s Muslim opponents whose views of Sufism will be discussed in detail later on in this book.

One, then, wonders what “an unbiased and authentic” account of Sufism, which Ernst implies is possible,26 might File Size: KB.International Association of Sufism The International Association of Sufism (IAS), a California non-profit, humanitarian organization and a United Nations NGO/DPI, was founded in to create and provide a global forum for a continuing dialogue amongst Sufis, scholars, interfaith leaders, poets and artists from diverse cultures, nations and schools; to bring together Sufi principles .