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dc.contributor.authorHowell, Julia
dc.contributor.authorvan Bruinessen, Martin
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-16T00:47:25Z
dc.date.available2018-08-16T00:47:25Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.date.modified2014-08-08T04:02:49Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781850438540
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/17189
dc.description.abstractSufism has not only survived into the twenty-first century but has experienced a significant resurgence throughout the Muslim world. "Sufism and the 'Modern' in Islam" offers refreshing new perspectives on this phenomenon, demonstrating surprising connections between Sufism and Muslim reformist currents, and the vital presence of Sufi ideas and practices in all spheres of life. Contrary to earlier theories of the modernization of Muslim societies, Sufi influence on the political, economic and intellectual life of contemporary Muslim societies has been considerable. Although less noticed than the resurgence of radical Islam, Sufi orders and related movements involve considerably larger numbers of followers, even among the modern urban middle classes. The movement demonstrates a vitality and fervour that has massive contemporary appeal to urbanities, particularly in the West. This innovative study brings together new comparative and interdisciplinary research to show how Sufis have responded to modernization and globalization and how various currents of Islamic reform and Sufism have interacted. Offering fascinating new insights into the pervasive Sufi influence on modern Islamic religiosity and contemporary political and economic life, this book raises important questions about Islam in the age of urbanism and mass communications.
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherIB Tauris
dc.publisher.placeLondon
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.bloomsburycollections.com/book/sufism-and-the-modern-in-islam/
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMulti-Disciplinary
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode370199
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode440205
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode999999
dc.titleSufism and the 'Modern' in Islam
dc.typeBook
dc.type.descriptionA3 - Books (Edited)
dc.type.codeA - Books
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of International Business and Asian Studies
gro.date.issued2007
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorHowell, Julia D.


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