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Sufis & Saints' Bodies: Mysticism, Corporeality, and Sacred Power in Islam

Scott A. Kugle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830819
eISBN:
9781469602684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872772_kugle
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Islam is often described as abstract, ascetic, and uniquely disengaged from the human body. The author of this book refutes this assertion in the first full study of Islamic mysticism as it relates ... More


Faiz, Love, and the Fellowship of the Oppressed

Syed Akbar Hyder

in India and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651163
eISBN:
9781469651187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651163.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Faiz Ahmed Faiz was one of modern South Asia’s most renowned poets, his work a favorite not only of first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, but of millions. Over the course of his later life, ... More


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