Sufism in Europe and North America by David Westerlund PDF

By David Westerlund

this day there's a enormous and quickly turning out to be Muslim inhabitants in Europe and North the US. the following, as in different places, some of the Muslims are Sufis. This publication focuses in most cases on problems with inculturation or contextualization of Sufism within the West. It exhibits that, whereas extra conventional types of Sufism exist, many radical alterations have taken position during this a part of the area. for example, in a few teams there are woman sheikhs and a far-reaching pluralistic perspective to different religions. as a result Sufism is usually obvious as whatever that transcends the bounds of Islam.

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