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  • Online Sufism: Methodological thoughts on researching esoteric Islam in an online context.
    Cheruvallil-Contractor, Sariya (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 59-69.

    Followed online discussions of young devotees of Sufi Islam; focused on 3 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Methods; Islam, Sufi; Ethics; Internet
  • Between real and virtual communities: Sufism in Western societies and the Naqshbandi Haqqani case.
    Piraino, Francesco (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 93-108.

    For most Sufi order members in the West, the internet provides a space for affirmation, not live mysticism. For some Naqshbandi disciples, it is also a space for practicing religion through rituals, prayer requests, initiation, & religious experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Mysticism; Ritual; Experience; Initiation; Internet; Islam, Sufi
  • "Look into the Book of Life": Muslim musicians, Sufism and postmodern spirituality in Britain.
    Morris, Carl (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 389-404.

    Analyzes discourse of Sufi musicians in Britain, circa 2011-13. Spirituality coexists with organized religion, in this instance Sufi Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth culture; Great Britain; Musician; Islam, Great Britain; Islam, Sufi; Spirituality
  • Mystical bodies/unruly bodies: Experience, empowerment and subjectification in Syrian Sufism.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 197-212.

    Ethnographic report of ritual body piercing in a ritual lodge of a Sufi community in northern Syria, which creates a variety of charisma. Based on 1999-2010 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Body; Syria, Afrin; Kurdish Syrians; Experience; Islam, Sufi, Syria; Charisma; Participant observation
  • “Bons soufis” et “mauvais islamistes”. La sociologie à l’épreuve de l’idéologie.
    Philippon, Alix (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:187-198.

    Points to an activist, not disengaged, Sufism in Pakistan.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Islam, Sufi
  • Contrasting regimes of Sufi prayer and emotion work in the Indonesian Islamic revival.
    Howell, Julia Day (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 97-118.

    Based on 1990s participant observation on Java. Recitation of Sufi litanies in the context of other prayer settings brings a sense of closeness to God into those settings. Contrasts litany recitation in Sufi orders & mass rallies.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia, Java; Ritual; Prayer; Emotion; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia
  • Négociation du sacré à Philadelphie: soufismes concurrents au sanctuaire de Bawa Muhaiyaddeen.
    Xavier, Merin Shobhana, and William Rory Dickson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 584-597.

    Based on 2010 and 2012 participant observation & interviews at a Sufi shrine in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Shrine; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • De l’occidentalisation du soufisme à la réislamisation du New Age? Sufi Order International et la globalization du religieux.
    Philippon, Alix (2014)
    Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée 135: 209-226.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Islam, Sufi
  • The politics of religious dualism: Naim Frashëri and his elective affinity to religion in the course of 19th-century Albanian activism.
    Doja, Albert (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 115-133.

    Focuses on an Albanian poet.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Albania; Islam, Sufi, Bektashi; Literature; Nationalism; Historical; Albania
  • The guide after Rumi. Tradition and its foil in Tajik Sufism.
    Gatling, Benjamin (2013)
    Nova religio 17:1:5-23.

    Based on participant observation in Sufi brotherhoods in Tajikistan; emphasizes the dynamic nature of tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Brotherhood; Participant observation; Tajikistan; Tradition; Sufi, Tajikistan; Islam, Tajikistan
  • The 'urs of the patron saint of Lahore: National popular festival and sacred union between the Pakistani state and society?
    Philippon, Alix (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 289-297.

    Overview of a festival/pilgrimage ('urs) of a Sufi saint, used by the Pakistani government as a nationalist symbol.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Sufi, Pakistan; Politics, Pakistan; Pakistan; Nationalism; Islam, Pakistan; Feast; Saints
  • Sufi spirituality and the code of Islam in everyday practice: Findings from a qualitative study of a Sufi group in Milan.
    Sündal, Fatma (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 181-199.

    Based on participat observation & interviews in a Jerrahi-Halveti group in Milano; focuses on a small number of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Experience; Italy, Milano; Conversion; Islam, Italy; Convert; Spirituality; Sufi, Italy; Everyday life
  • Soufisme et politique au Pakistan. Le movement barelwi à l’heure de la “guerre contre le terrorisme”.
    Philippon, Alix (2011)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Sufi
  • Exploring a Sufi Tradition of Islamic Teaching: Educational and Cultural Values among the Sy Tijaniyya of Tivaouane (Senegal).
    Diallo, El Hadji Samba Amadou (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 27-41.

    Studies the educational practices of the Tijaniyya brotherhood.

    Associated Search Terms: Senegal; Brotherhood; Education; Islam, Senegal; Sufi, Senegal; Habitus
  • Le "World Sufism": quand le soufisme entre en scène.
    El Asri, Farid, and Anne-Marie Vuillemenot (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 493-502.

    Notes compromises with commercial market demands in 2007-2010 Sufi music performances in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Islam, Sufi
  • Indonesia's Salafist Sufis.
    Howell, Julia Day (2010)
    Modern Asian Studies 44:5: 1029-1051.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Indonesia
  • L'anthropologue "insouffisant": implication du corps et esprit de la voix en pays Baay Faal.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 449-463.

    Based on 1997-2002 ethnography in Senegal. Bodily participation is methodologically useful in the study of mysticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Mysticism; Mouride, Senegal; Methodology; Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal; Islam, Senegal; Senegal
  • The Anthropologist and the Initiated: Reflections on the Ethnography of Mystical Experience among the Sufis of Aleppo, Syria.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 464-478.

    An ethnographer's account of participation in Sufi ritual to access the mystical experiences at the core of the religious phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Experience; Body; Islam, Sufi; Islam, Syria; Mysticism; Participant observation; Syria, Aleppo
  • Corporéités, Ascéticismes et Sécularisation dans le Discours de la Confrérie Naqshbandi Turque Contemporaine.
    Manço, Ural (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 479-492.

    Analysis of the discourse of a late 20th century Sufi sheik.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism; Islam, Turkey; Mobility (vertical); Other-worldly asceticism; Secularization; Turkey; Discourse
  • Sufis and self-help gurus: Islamic psychology, religious authority, and Muslim subjectivity in contemporary Indonesia
    Hoesterey, James (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Anthropology.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia
  • Il sufismo in Italia.
    Marchi, Alessandra (2009)
    Religioni e Società 65: 53-60.

    The Italian converts & the immigrants form separate associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Sufi, Italy; Migrant; Conversion; Italy; Islam, Italy
  • Splashed by the Saint. Ritual Reading and Islamic Sanctity in West Java.
    Millie, Julian (2009)
    Leiden: KITLV Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Ritual; Islam, Indonesia; Indonesia, Java; Saints
  • Modulations of active piety: Professors and televangelists as promoters of Indonesian "Sufisme."
    Howell, Julia Day (2008)
    In Greg Fealy and Sally White (eds.) Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Poltiics in Indonesia. Singapore:ISEAS Press, pp. 40-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Media; Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia
  • Islam, marginalité et mysticisme: les Baay Faal du Sénégal.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2008)
    Paris: Harmattan.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal; Mouride, Senegal; Senegal; Marginality; Islam, Senegal
  • Histoire d'une stigmatisation paradoxale, entre islam, colonisation et auto-étiquetage: les Baay Faal du Sénégal.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2008)
    Cahiers d'études africaine 192:4: 791-814.

    Associated Search Terms: Mouride, Senegal; Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal; Stigma; Senegal; Islam, Senegal
  • Modernity and the borderlands of Islamic spirituality in Indoensia's new Sufi networks.
    Howell, Julia Day (2007)
    In Martin van Bruinessen and Julia Day Howell (eds.) Sufism and the "Modern" in Islam. London: IB Tauris, pp. 217-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Modern; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Spirituality; Indonesia
  • Modernity and Islamic spirituality in Indonesia's new Sufi networks.
    Howell, Julia Day (2007)
    In M. Van Bruinessen and Julia Day Howell (eds.) Sufism and the "modern" in Islam. London: Tauris, pp. 217-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Modernity; Network; Indonesia; Spirituality
  • Spiritual surrender: From companionship to hierarchy in the history of Bektashism.
    Doja, Albert (2006)
    Numben 53:2:448-510.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Bektashi
  • God by all means: Eclectic faith and Sufi resurgence among the Moroccan bourgeoisie.
    Haenni, Patrick, and Raphaël Voix (2006)
    In Martin van Bruinessen and Julia Day Howell (eds.) Sufism and the "Modern" in Islam. London: Tauris, pp. 2431-256.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Morocco; Islam, Sufi; Morocco; Eclecticism
  • A political history of Bektashism in Albania.
    Doja, Albert (2006)
    Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions 7:1:83-107.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Albania; Islam, Sufi, Bektashi; Albania
  • Une Laïcité "Légitime." La France et ses religions d'État.
    Liogier, Raphaël (2006)
    Paris: Éditions Médicis-Entrelacs.

    Based on a review of recent history in France. French laïcité ironically occasions state intervention into religious matters. Reports survey data from a Catholic parish about "the veil," Sufis, & adepts of Siddha Yoga in Marseilles, and from young Muslims in Bordeaux.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Catholic, France; France; Islam, France; Laïcité; New religions; Prejudice, anti-immigrant; Siddha Yoga, France; State; Stereotype
  • La communauté Baay Faal des Mourides du Sénégal: dynamiques de marginalisation, modes de construction et de légitimation.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Paris, EHESS.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Senegal; Legitimation; Marginality; Senegal; Mouride, Senegal; Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal
  • Embedded Motion. Sacred Travel among Mevlevi Dervishes.
    Nikolaisen, Bente (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage. Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 91-104.

    Based on interviews with Turkish dervishes who travel out of the country to perform their ritual in public. Mevlevi dervishes often debated which destinations were appropriate.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; Turkey, Istanbul; Dervish; Islam, Sufi, Mevlevi; Pilgrimage; Islam, Turkey
  • Pilgrims of Love: The Anhropology of a Global Sufi Cult.
    Werbner, Pnina (2003)
    Bloomingon: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi
  • Knowledge in Trust: Sufi Women in Istanbul.
    Raudvere, Catharina (2003)
    Social Compass 50:1: 23-34.

    Ethnography of an informal female Sufi network in Istanbul.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Women; Islam, Turkey; Sufi, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul
  • Le renouveau du soufisme au Maroc.
    BenDriss, Karim (2002)
    Milano: Arché.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Morocco; Morocco
  • Sufism and the Indonesian Islamic revival.
    Howell, Julia Day (2001)
    Journal of Asian Studies 60:3: 701-729.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Indonesia
  • New faces of Indonesian Sufism: A demographic profile of Tarekat Qodiriyyah-Naqsyabandiyyah, Pesantren Suryalaya in the 1990s.
    Howell, Julia Day, M.A. Subandi, and Peter L. Nelson (2001)
    Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 25:2: 33-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Orders/congregations
  • L'éthique du derviche et l'esprit de la confrérie: identité et stratégie. Le discours du cheikh Naqshbandi Mehmet Esad Cosan.
    Manço, Ural (2000)
    In Felice Dassetto (ed.) Paroles d'Islam. Individus, sociétés et discours dans l'Islam européen contemporain. Paris: Fondation européene de la science, Maissonneuve et Larose, pp. 223-244.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Islam, Sufi; Islam, Turkey; Turkey
  • Stamping the earth in the name of Allah: Zikr and the sacralizing of space among British Muslims.
    Werbner, Pnina (1996)
    Cultural Anthropology 11:3: 309-338.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Ritual
  • Le soufi et le commisaire: les confréries musulmanes en URSS.
    Bennigsen, Alexandre, and Chantal Lemercier-Quelquejay (1986)
    Paris: Éditions du Seuil.

    Associated Search Terms: Soviet Union; Islam, Soviet Union; Brotherhood; Sufi, Soviet Union
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