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Sufis and Anti-Sufis The Defence, Rethinking and Rejection of Sufism in the Modern World

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ISBN-10: 0700710604

ISBN-13: 9780700710607

Edition: 1999

Authors: Elisabeth Sirriyeh

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Sirriyeh seeks to redress the neglect of Sufism by assigning it a central place in the broader history of Islam in the world and by examining how changing understandings of Sufism's role have affected Muslims of all shades of opinion.
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/21/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Preface
Abbreviations
Sufis and Their Critics Before the Impact of Europe
The Mood of Decline
Sufi Reformers: Shah Wali Allah and Ahmad b. Idris
The Spirit of Mass Reform Within the Tariqas
Rejection of the Tariqas: the Arabian Wahhabis
The Challenge of European Anti-Sufism
The Lesser Jihad
The Greater Jihad and Worldly Constraints
Traditional Sufism or a Religion of Progress?
Sufism and European Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Early Islamic Modernism and Sufism
Sufi Orders and the Ottoman Version of Pan-Islamic Regeneration
The Sufism and Anti-Sufism of the Salafis
Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905), Sufi and Anti-Sufi
Muhammad Rashid Rida, Anti-Sufi (1865-1935)
The Salafiyya in the Arab Lands
Strengthening the Soul of the Nation
Ziya Gokalp (1876-1924)
Muhammad Iqbal (1876?-1938)
Contemporary Sufism and Anti-Sufism
Sufi Tariqas, 1950s-1960s: Decline and Continuity
The Tariqas and the Contemporary Islamic Revival
State Anti-Sufism
Radical Rethinking of the Way
Conclusion: Many Ways Towards the One
Bibliography
Index