Reading is transformation

Princeton University Press

Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

Alexander Knysh

Paperback, 408 pages







Chapter 1: How and Why Sufism Came to Be

Chapter 2: What's in a Name? How Definitions of Sufism Have Become A Site of Polemical Partis-Pris

Chapter 3: Discourses

Chapter 4: Sufism in Comparison: The Common Ferment of Hellenism

Chapter 5: Practices, Ethos, Communities, and Leaders

Chapter 6: Sufism's Recent Trajectories: What Lies behind the Sufi-Salafi Confrontation?