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Sufis in Western society : global networking and locality

Author: Ron Geaves; Markus Dressler; Gritt Maria Klinkhammer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge Sufi series, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the development of Sufism in Western societies, with a regional focus on North America and Europe. This book explores a number of issues relating to the dynamic tensions between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Geaves; Markus Dressler; Gritt Maria Klinkhammer
ISBN: 9780415457118 0415457114 9780203883648 0203883640
OCLC Number: 223867132
Description: viii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction Markus Dresser / Ron Geaves and Gritt Klinkhammer --
2. Glocalization of Religions: Plural Authenticities at the Centres and at the Margins / Peter Beyer --
3. Global Sufism "Theirs and Ours" / Marcia Hermansen --
4. Globalizing the soundworld: Islam and Sufi music in the West / Michael Frishkopf --
5. Pluralism and Authenticity: Sufi Paths in Post-9/11 New York / Markus Dressler --
6. A Case of Cultural Binary Fission or Transglobal Sufism?: The Transmigration of Sufism to Britain / Ron Geaves --
7. Playing with Numbers: Sufi Calculations of a Perfect Divine Universe in Manchester / Pnina Werbner --
8. The Emergence of Transethnic Sufism in Germany: From Mysticism to Authenticity / Gritt Klinkhammer --
9. Growing up as a Sufi: Generational change in the Burhaniya Sufi order S¿ren / Christian Lassen --
10. Between Nations and Global Islam: Sufi Activities and Community Building among Bosnian Muslims in Southern Sweden / Catharina Raudvere & A?k Ga?i --
11. The Reception of Sufi and Neo-Sufi Literature / Mark Sedgwick --
12. Hyperlink to Reality? A History of Allah.com / Albrecht Hofheinz.
Series Title: Routledge Sufi series, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Ron Geaves, Markus Dressler, Gritt Klinkhammer.
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