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Helga Anetshofer and Hakan T. Karateke
This source publication deals with dervish headcoverings (tac) in the Ottoman Empire and offers a full terminology of this realm. The basis of the book is a late 18th century treatise of a Naqshbandi scholar, Müstaqim-zade Süleyman Sadeddin (d. 1788) from Istanbul.
This volume provides new insights into the nature of legitimate leadership in the formative period of Islam through analysis of a specific discourse framed around the two key Qur'ānic concepts of moreal excellence (faḍl/faḍīla) and precedence (sābiqa).
Allen J. Frank
In this detailed study, Russia's rural Muslim religious institutions in the Volga-Ural region and the Kazakh steppe, during the imperial period, are examined. It is based on the Turkic manuscript history Tavarikh-i Alti Ata.
This study examines the conceptual and social responses among the three consecutive Islamic reform trends of nineteenth-century Damascus - the Naqshbandi order, the Akbarī theosophy, and the Salafī tendency - to the two-fold challenge of modernity: Ottoman state formation and European economic ...
Finbarr Barry Flood
Focussing on the Great Mosque of Damascus, this volume discusses the scope and significance of the building campaign undertaken by the Umayyad caliph al-Walid b. ‘Abd al-Malik (86-96/705-15), and its implications for the development of early Islamic visual culture.
Edited by Harald Motzki
This collection of articles presents the most recent methodological developments in the study of the life of Muhammad and highlights the improvement of its material-basis due to sources which have only recently become available or which have been neglected.
Bernd Radtke, John O'Kane, Knut S. Vikør and R.S. O'Fahey
The Moroccan mystic and theologian Aḥmad b. Idrīs (1749-1837) was one of the most dynamic personalities in the Islamic world of the 19th century. Through his teachings and the activity of his students important Sufi orders were founded which exerted wide-ranging social and political ...
Fritz Meier. Translated by John O'Kane, with editorial assistance of Bernd Radtke
Edited by Frederick De Jong and Bernd Radtke
This collection of papers provides a comprehensive survey of controversies and polemics concerning Islamic mysticism from the formative period of Islam till the present. It adds substantially to our knowledge of the history of Islamic mysticism, and of present-day anti-Sufi fundamentalist ...
Shīr Muḥammad Mīrāb Mūnis and Muḥammad Rizā Mīrāb Āgahī. Translated from Chaghatay and annotated by Yuri Bregel
An extensively annotated translation from Chaghatay of one of the most important Central Asian historical works, a valuable source for the study of Central Asian history, written in Khiva in the early 19th century.
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