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Sponsoring Sufism : how governments promote "mystical Islam" in their domestic and foreign policies / Fait Muedini.

Author/Creator:
Muedini, Fait author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series:
Palgrave studies in religion, politics, and policy
Palgrave studies in religion, politics, and policy
Format/Description:
Book
219 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Sufism -- Political aspects.
Sufism -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Islam and state.
Islam and state -- Case studies.
Contents:
Introduction & theory of authoritarian leaders' hold on power
What is Sufism? : history, characteristics, and politics
Algeria : Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, Sufism, and authoritarianism
Morocco : King Mohammed VI, Sufism, and the Islamist challengers
Appealing to Sufi orders and shrines : the case of government Sufi advocacy in Pakistan
Cases of promoting Sufism in Russia, Chechnya, and Uzbekistan
The promotion of Sufism in the West : Britain and the United States
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781137521064
1137521066
OCLC:
903873331
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