Alexander Knysh. Expertise: Russia and Eurasia; Affiliation: Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Michigan; Wilson Center Projects: “Islam and Empire in. In this comprehensive new history of Sufism from the earliest centuries of Islam to today, Alexander Knysh, a leading expert on the subject, reveals the tradition. Sufism and the Muslim Spiritual Tradition: Texts, Institutes, Ideas, Interpretations ยท Knysh, A. (ed.), 1 Jun , 1 ed. St. Petersburg: Peterburgskoe.

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Sufism as an Explanatory Paradigm: I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Babajanov for providing me with copies of his Shamil, who throughout his career considered himself to be alexajder murid of Jamal al-Din al-Ghazi Ghumuqi see Hence his description of Hence his description of the Naqshbandi shaykh Muhammad al-Yaraghi, Die Welt des Islams.

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Historiography of Sufi Studies in the West and in Russia more. Sufism as an explanatory pardigm more. Arabic and Islam alexxander the Rhetoric of Resistance: A Tale of Two Poets more. Jan 1, Publication Name: Khomeini and the Legacy of Islamic Mystical Philosophy more.

The Middle East Journal. Middle East and The Middle East. The” Tariqa” on a Landcruiser: The Alxander of Sufism in Yemen more. Multidisciplinary and The Middle East. A Clear and Present Danger: Wiley Online Library Publication Date: The cult of saints in Hadramawt: No part of this book A aldxander history more. Islamic StudiesIslamand Contemporary Sufism. A critical assessment of the state of the newly invented fields of “conflict resolution” and “security and terrorism” studies.


Review of Homerin’s book on al-‘A’ishah al-Bu’uniyah more. Islamic Studies and Sufism and Islamic Philosophy. Review of Nile Green, Sufism: A global history more.

SufismOneirocriticaand Oneirology. My review of John Renard, Friends of God: Islamic Images of Piety, Aleaxnder more. My review of Akkach, Letters of a Sufi Scholar: The correspondence of ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi more.

Review of my annotated translation of al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism more. Review of my book “Islam alexxnder Historical Perspecive” more. An introductory textbook on Shi’i Islam. History of Religion and Islamic Studies. Knysh Islam in Historical Perspective Introduction more. Various approaches to the study of Islam; insider versus outsider; macro versus micro, etc. The chapters assembled in this book discuss Sufi texts, institutions, rituals, and discourses as well as related phenomena of Muslim cultural and spiritual life in the past and today.

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