Journals Higher Education

$70.00

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01 August 2011

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195384321


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The Divine Flood

Ibrahim Niasse and the Roots of a Twentieth-Century Sufi Revival

Rudiger Seesemann

  • The first book-length study of the movement
  • Relies on cross-disciplinary methodology by combining the philological study of texts with empirical fieldwork
  • It uses important primary sources that have been rarely or never seriously analyzed
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of Sufi teachings and practices in twentieth-century West Africa
  • Opens up new perspectives on Sufism and modernity, as well as Sufism and Islam in Africa
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