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  • 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
  • Religion and State in Syria. The Sunni Ulama from Coup to Revolution.
    Pierret, Thomas (2013)
    Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Syria; State; Syria; Ulama
  • 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
  • Jordanian Exceptionalism: An Analysis of State and Religion Relationships in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and Syria.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (2002)
    New York: Palgrave.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; State; Jordan; Egypt; Syria
  • The Social Bases and Discursive Context of the Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism: The Cases of Iran and Syria.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1996)
    Sociological Inquiry 66:3: 330-355.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Islam, Syria; Syria; Politics, Syria; Political Islam; Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Société civile et communauté religieuse. Expérience culturelle d'un village chrétien dans la société arabe contemporaine.
    Benedict, Robert (1995)
    Beruit: Dar-el-Machrea-Université Saint-Joseph.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Rural; Syria; Christian, Syria
  • Étude sociologique sur la famille musulmane contemporaine en Syrie.
    El Daghestani, Kazem (1932)
    Paris: Ernest Leroux.

    Associated Search Terms: Syria; Family; Islam, Syria
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