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The divine flood : Ibrahim Niasse and the roots of a twentieth-century Sufi revival

Author: Rüdiger Seesemann
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of a 20th-century Sufi revival in West Africa. Seesemann's work evolves around the emergence and spread of the 'Community of the Divine Flood, ' established in 1929 by Ibrahim Niasse, a leader of the Tijaniyya Sufi order from Senegal.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seesemann, Rüdiger.
Divine flood.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010036085
(OCoLC)658200806
Named Person: Ibrāhīm Iniyās; Ibrāhīm Iniyās; Ibrāhīm Iniyās
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rüdiger Seesemann
ISBN: 9780199897421 0199897425 9780199726196 0199726191
OCLC Number: 757856614
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 331 pages : illustrations, map)
Contents: "A flood shall come upon my companions" --
Study Sufism in context --
Beginnings: Ibrahim Niasse and the advent of the flood --
Spiritual training: the way to mystical knowledge --
Seeing God: the nascent community --
Corssing borders: expansion in Senegal and beyond --
"The supreme saint of his time": a prophecy fulfilled --
After the flood.
Responsibility: Rüdiger Seesemann.

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The "Community of the Divine Flood," established by Ibrahim Niasse within the Tijaniyya Sufi order in West Africa, is among the most successful Islamic movements of the twentieth century. This book  Read more...

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