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Sufism Meets the New Age

Mark Sedgwick

in Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199977642
eISBN:
9780190622701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977642.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the reactions of Western Sufism, primarily the Sufi Movement, to what many took as a New Age. The Sufi Movement split into four sections, which reacted to the New Age ... More


Toward the One: Inayat Khan and the Sufi Movement

Mark Sedgwick

in Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199977642
eISBN:
9780190622701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977642.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter covers the foundation of the first significant Western Sufi organization, the Sufi Movement of Inayat Khan, established in 1915. It looks at Inayat Khan’s time in the United States, ... More


Islamism in and after Egypt's Revolution

Ibrahim El Houdaiby

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines changes within the Islamic movement in light of Egypt's revolution, and the future potential thereof. It scrutinizes key movements, namely the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafi ... More


Ahlussunnah: A Preaching Network from Kano to Medina and Back

Alex Thurston

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes a network of prominent preachers, the “Ahlussunnah” (People of the tradition of the Prophet) of contemporary Kano, northern Nigeria. Of these preachers, roughly half are ... More


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