Visionaries of silence : the reformist Sufi order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo / Earle H. Waugh.

By: Waugh, Earle H, 1936-Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (x, 203 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations, mapContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617975134; 1617975133; 9781617973925; 1617973920Subject(s): Khalwatīyah -- Egypt | Sufism -- EgyptAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Visionaries of silence.DDC classification: 297.480962 LOC classification: BP189.7.K44 | W38 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: Founded in the 16th century, the Demirdashiya Sufi order in Cairo has played an influential role in Egypt's public life, and through a line of family sheikhs has carried the impulses of its Sufi origins into different types of reform. Waugh highlights the Demirdashiya's complex relationship with politics and Islamic culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-195) and index.

Founded in the 16th century, the Demirdashiya Sufi order in Cairo has played an influential role in Egypt's public life, and through a line of family sheikhs has carried the impulses of its Sufi origins into different types of reform. Waugh highlights the Demirdashiya's complex relationship with politics and Islamic culture.

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Earle H. Waugh is professor of religious and Islamic studies at the University of Alberta. He is the author of Memory, Music, Religion: Morocco's Mystical Chanters and The Munshidin of Egypt.

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