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A Dervish at the door!

Few can give the shock treatment a Sufi dervish is capable of. Not concerned with the intellect, or written words, a Sufi master will teach a lesson through the most unexpected manner, through a commonplace story, rather than choosing big words and complex ideas. 187 more words


Another Take on Muslim-Christian Violence in Africa - Professor Hussein Solomon

Another Take on Muslim-Christian Violence in Africa

By Hussein Solomon

RIMA Occasional Papers, Volume 5 (2017), Number 6 (April 2017)

Despite lecturing political science at the University of the Free State, I do occasionally give lectures on Islam to students in our Faculty of Theology. 604 more words

720: SUFIs

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Whirling dervishes, with their acts of worship consisting of a fast spinning dance, have always seemed special to me. 269 more words



I cannot imagine the anguish of Mohammed as he witnesses the depravity of those followers lost in the dark hypnosis of jihad. It’s not at all what he had in mind. 734 more words

Madonna set to visit Konya, adopted home of Sufi mystic



Her interest in Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic who settled in Turkey, brings international pop star Madonna to the mystic’s adopted home, a Turkish newspaper reported Thursday. 244 more words

The Muslim Times

Pakistan attack should remind Trump that IS doesn't just target the West

Published on Middle East Eye here
22 February 2017

The so-called Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, estimated to have killed 88 people and wounded another 250. 1,032 more words

Islamic State