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Link Islam in the West: what is Sufism?

An orthodox description of modern Sufism in the UK, primarily from the traditional Asian viewpoint

Islam, Sufism, Faith view
Link Arab-Islamic History

'Arab-Islamic history' is a website that provides links to a range of online materials on Islamic history. Included are the works of scholars like...

Islam, Islamic history, Umayyad, Abbasid, Crusades, Fatimids, Mamluks, Ottoman Empire view
Link Introduction to Islam

The preface to Introduction to Islam by M. Cherif Bassiouni states that this extensive resource aims to give non-Muslims an understanding of Islam...

Islam, Sharia, Islamic history, Islamic civilisation view
Link Beyond the stars: revisiting Abraham in the light of Islam

A podcast of a talk by Stephen Hirtenstein on the universal nature of the Patriarch Abraham

Abraham (patriarch), Islam, Ibn 'Arabi, Sufism, Mysticism view
Link al-Tafsir

The al-Tafsīr website, maintained by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan, provides the original Arabic of over 100...

Islam, Tafsir, Qur'an view
Link International Association of Sufism

The International Association of Sufism is an educational organization dedicated to peace-keeping and community building. This home page contains...

Sufism, Islam view
Link Overview of World Religions

The Overview of World Religions website provides introductory articles on all the major world religions and the regions in which they have...

Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, world religions view
Link Islamic Perspective: the Pursuit of Happiness

A lecture by Seyyed Hossein Nasr on Happiness and the Attainment of Happiness, part of a series where prominent speakers from different religious...

Islam, Religion, ethics, Sufism, Happiness, Heaven and hell, Felicity view
Link The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000

A Yale University course in 22 lectures by Paul Freedman, covering the major political, social and religious history of Western Europe and the...

Western Europe, Byzantium, Roman empire, Monasticism, Charlemagne, Islam, Islamic civilisation, Vikings, Christianity view
Link Carl W. Ernst: selected articles in journals and collective volumes

Carl W. Ernst, a professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of works like 'Following Muhammad:...

Islam, Sufism, Orientalism, pilgrimage, fundamentalism, South-East Asia view
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