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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that the modern “state is entirely a law-made entity” (530), he does not explain how this reality of the state—and indeed other aspects of modernity—has penetrated the Muslim body and psyche to entrench fiqh in just 150 years as virtually the only meaningful Islamic discourse. If indeed the “Sufi-philosophical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 August 2009
... man State Reform of the Sufi Lodges and the Estab- muhtar, who attended to matters of neighborhood- (Mystics, philosophers, and Freemasons in Islam: Rızâ lishment of the Meclis-i Mesayıh Tied to the Sheikh ­level security and to representation to and commu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
... African Sufi Islamic and philosopher Muhammad Iqbal. For that rea- thought became marginalized in Islamic studies. son, the concept of ijtihad, beyond its legal mean- On the Africa side of this global...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... The ontology implied by Razi’s poem was most clearly sys- shan, 1979; 2nd. edition), pp. 264-66. Bindraban Das Khwushgu, tematized by the 13th-century Andalusian philosopher Ibn al- Shfinahy x7rwushgu, edited by Sayyad Shah Muhammad Ata al- Arabi. As a poet and practicing Sufi Razi is much more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the ways in which West African Sufi Islamic and philosopher Muhammad Iqbal. For that rea- thought became marginalized in Islamic studies. son, the concept of ijtihad, beyond its legal mean- On the Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 214–219.
Published: 01 May 2020
... away from their emphasis on only the sharia and engage with their “philosophical, Sufi, and larger literary heritage,” writes Ahmed, much could change (514). But while women might have been free to read the same literary texts as men—in which female figures such as Zulaykha and Layla had symbolic power...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2022
... influential volume Writing Culture . 8. Pandolfo, Knot of the Soul . 9. I have also done a different kind of reading of Sufi thought and practice with the help of Lacanian thought, putting Muslim thinkers such as the eleventh century al-Ghazali or the late colonial South Asian philosopher...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Carl W. Ernst The Mogul court poet Fayzi (AD 1547–95) is credited with the composition of the Shariq al-ma`rifa , a Persian text offering an interpretation of Indian philosophy drawing on Sufi and Neoplatonic (Illuminationist) terms and categories. This article examines how the author subordinates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 185–193.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... Such policies aimed at silencing the nighttime recitation of poems known in the Wolof language of Senegambia as xasida (and referred to by French administrators as chants religieux ). Derived from the Arabic term for “ode” ( qaṣīda ), such poems formed a key component of the liturgy of Senegal's expanding Sufi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 90–99.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., Najm al-Din Razi’s (thirteenth century) classical Sufi guage free from philosophical knots and made use instead of guidelines for self realization, where the essence of guidance allusions to concrete, accessible examples.12Adopting flexible in a proper Shaykh was described as latent, the true mardan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that “Salafism,” or any other Islamic movement for that matter, reduces Islam to Text and that only Sufis and Islamic philosophers do not. However, I would suggest that Pre-text and Con-text are still Text-centered notions, since they do refer to textuality. If the Quran itself is not reducible to a text...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., text production, and Burhanettin Duran is a professor of political science usage. Her most recent book, Islamic Sufi Networks in at Istanbul Şehir University. His publications include the Southwestern Indian Ocean (ca. 1880 – 1940): Ripples of “Understanding AK Party’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 552–562.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the Sufi East between Turkish musical practices and those of mystic Yunus Emre, who lived in Anatolia from Middle Turkic regions, such as Uzbekistan and Azerbai- the middle of the thirteenth century to 1321. jan, with their own modal traditions. In light...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 543–554.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in Medieval India” discusses universal brotherhood preached by Islam, it Africa and the the inextricable relation that music and the lyric must be noted, did not extend to include those Middle East enter into, which can be traced back to Jayadeva who were not followers of Islam. Sufi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 1997
... a Distance: Confrontation and a Sufi Accommodation in Awadh Society.” (ms.). Ashraf , Kunwar Mohammed . 1969 . “K.M. Ashraf on Himself,” in Horst Kruger, ed., Kunwar Mohammed Ashraf: An Indian Scholar and Revolutionary 1903–l1962 . Delhi: People's Publishing House. Bakhtin , Mikhail . 1981...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 261–265.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with that particular practice of encounter that we call translation, such that, for example, a concept from medieval Sufi thought, al-la-shu'ur , may both express and rework the Freudian unconscious . El Shakry's task is the reconstruction of a “philosophical encounter” 2 between, to put it as baldly as some...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 100–111.
Published: 01 August 2002
... some extent, Sufis, to a much greater extent, quickly coun- the Qur’an rather generously to single direct quotes from, or tered authenticity claims rooted in “the weight of the tradi- even allusions to, the Muslim scripture. Poems 247, 261, tion” in tafsir works by asserting legitimacy embedded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 528–542.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as an example of “Saudi intrusion” into Muslim intellectual life, the spectrum of actors invoking scientific ijaz has been considerably broad, from Salafis, to Sufis, to modernists. Perhaps because of the wide circulation of this highly portable genre of scriptural reading, studies tend to omit consideration...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 700–701.
Published: 01 December 2005
... etr:Sit,Bos n mie nteMuslim the in Deccan Empires and Books, Saints, Century: monograph Shah” ‘Ali Safi in Hasan Mirza of Travels In- The British dia: in Sufi Persian “A published recently He University. Reli- Manchester Theology, of and Department gions the in in lecturer studies Asian a South and Oxford...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., of human spiritual development. the preeminent Naqshbandi Sufi of the seven- Iqbal’s mental universe was shaped by teenth century, Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi, popu- his preoccupation with Islam as a faith, a way larly called the Mujaddid- e...