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Author Hazen, Julianne, author.

Title Sufism in America : the Alami Tariqa of Waterport, New York / Julianne Hazen
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
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Contents Introduction: Sufism beyond east and west -- Sufism in America -- The history of the Alami Ṭarīqa -- Joining a sufi ṭarīqa -- Issues of acculturation: ethnicity, race, and gender -- Ascetic spiritual practices -- Conclusion: sufism in america: implications for religion in modern times
Summary This book sheds light on the living tradition of mystical Islam by focusing on the Alami Tariqa in Waterport, New York. It explores how this order has acculturated to the American setting, why individuals are drawn to the tariqa, and what it means to pursue spiritual goals in a modern, Western society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Alami Tariqa (Waterport, N. Y.)
Sufism -- New York (State) -- Waterport
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016042994
ISBN 1498533876