Islamic sufism unbound: politics and piety in twenty-first century Pakistan

He does so from multiple perspectives: from the rich Urdu writings of twentieth century Sufi masters, to the complex spiritual life of contemporary disciples and the order's growing transnational networks."--Jacket

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rozehnal, Robert (Author)
Contributors: Rozehnal, Robert Thomas 1967-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, N.Y. [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan c 2007
Edition:1. publ.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Čishtiyya / Sufism / Pakistan
Further subjects:B Chishtīyah Customs and practices
B Chishtīyah
B Chishtīyah Politics and government
B Chistiyah Customs and practices
B Sufism Pakistan
B Chistiyah
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Summary:He does so from multiple perspectives: from the rich Urdu writings of twentieth century Sufi masters, to the complex spiritual life of contemporary disciples and the order's growing transnational networks."--Jacket
"Against the backdrop of the turbulent social and political landscape of today's Pakistan, Robert Rozehnal traces the ritual practices and identity politics of a contemporary Sufi order: the Chishti Sabiris
"Against the backdrop of the turbulent social and political landscape of today's Pakistan, Robert Rozehnal traces the ritual practices and identity politics of a contemporary Sufi order: the Chishti Sabiris
He does so from multiple perspectives: from the rich Urdu writings of twentieth century Sufi masters, to the complex spiritual life of contemporary disciples and the order's growing transnational networks."--BOOK JACKET
Item Description:Bibliography S. 258 - 268
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-268) and index
ISBN:1403975671