West African Sufi the religious heritage and spiritual search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal by Louis Brenner

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  • Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal.,
  • Tijānīyah -- Biography.

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StatementLouis Brenner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP80.C46 B73x 1984b
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Paginationviii, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
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Open LibraryOL2672731M
ISBN 100905838718
LC Control Number85673619

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The book offers the readers a window to the renowned voices of West African Sufism, which have long gone unheard outside of their respective constituencies Ahram Online, Tuesday 21 May His research concerns Islamic revivalism and the religious sciences, especially Sufism, in North and West Africa from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.

He is the author of Living Knowledge in West African Islam: The Sufi Community of Ibrahim Niasse ().Brand: American University in Cairo Press, The.

Living Knowledge in West African Islam examines the actualization of religious identity in the community of Ibrāhīm Niasse (d, Senegal). With millions of followers throughout Africa and the world, the community arguably represents one of the twentieth century’s most successful Islamic revivals.

Mbacke says that Sufi brotherhoods first appeared in Africa in the 15th Century and fit in comfortabley with West African society. Sufi brotherhoods. Get this from a library. West African Sufi: the religious heritage and spiritual search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal.

[Louis Brenner]. One of the first tariqas to become established in the West was the 'Alawiya branch of the Darqawiya, (link fixed 21 Dec ) which became named after Shaykh Ahmad ibn Mustafa al-'Alawi al-Mustaghanimi, popularly known as Shaykh al-Alawi (link fixed Nov.

23, ) A significant book about him, written by Martin Lings, is titled A Sufi Saint of. Read "BRENNER, Louis, West African Sufi: The Religious Heritage and Spiritual Search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal, London, C. Hurst and Co.,viii, pp., Glossary, Illustrations, Maps, Appendices, £Journal of Religion in Africa" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Women and Islamic Revival in a West African Town book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the small town of Dogondoutchi, Niger, /5.

Salam Everybody, You are right Madeeha. Its very difficult to read any Sufi book like normal book. you have to concentrate a lot more. The Sufi books speaks from a different language and to the different mind.

Hence its very exciting and difficult at the same time. I have recently read Master of The Jinn: A Sufi Novel. Its a Sufi fictional novel. Boyd, Jean and Beverly Mack, Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma’u (–) (Oxford: Interface Publications, ).

Hiskett, Mervyn. “ The Song of the Shaihu’s Miracles: A Hausa Hagiography from Sokoto ” in Language Studies XII (), 71 –Author: Beverly Mack. African (and wider Islamic) knowledge traditions surrounding Sufism, Qurʾān learning and Islamic law, among other classical disciplines. Here I make the broader point, that West African religious authority, specifically of Sufi “mar-abouts,” is illegible without an understanding of the history of Islamic learning in West Africa.

A brief West African history, its past civilization and tourist attractions. Transatlantic Slave Trade and Amistad revolt; European colonialism, Chiefdoms, traditional beliefs in sorcery and witchcrafts celebration after midnight, cultural heritage, how women secret societies operate and their initiation.

Nana Asma’u was a devout Sufi scholar and poet who set up an enduring educational and welfare network called the ‘ Y an Taru (The Associates). Asma’u’s authority flowed from that of her illustrious Fodio family and the Sufi Qadiriyya order with its extensive linkages through West Africa to the wider Islamic world.

Jihad of the Pen, Journey of the Soul, a book project under contract with the American University in Cairo Press, presents contextualized translations of seminal insights from some of West.

DONAL B. CRUISE O'BRIEN; West African Sufi. The Religious Heritage and Spiritual Search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal, African Affairs, Vol Issue1 ApAuthor: Donal B. Cruise O'brien. Living Knowledge in West African Islam: the Sufi Community of Ibrahim Niasse (Introduction). West African Sufi: the religious heritage and spiritual search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal.

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The central argument of this book is that West African Sufism is legible only with an appreciation of centuries of Islamic knowledge specialization in the region. Sufi masters and disciples reenacted and deepened preexisting teacher-student relationships surrounding the learning of core Islamic disciplines, such as the Qur'an and jurisprudence.

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Get this from a library. Living knowledge in West African Islam: the sufi community of Ibrahim Niasse. [Zachary Valentine Wright] -- Living Knowledge in West African Islam examines the actualization of religious identity in the Muslim community of Ibrahim Niasse (d.

Senegal). The realization of Islam was achieved through the. Wright received his PhD (history) from Northwestern University, with a dissertation focusing on the history of Islamic knowledge transmission in West Africa.

His book publications include Living Knowledge in West African Islam: the Sufi Community of Ibrahim Niasse (Brill, ) and On the Path of the Prophet: Shaykh Ahmad Tijani and the Tariqa.

Living Knowledge in West African Islam by Zachary Valentine Wright,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Jihad of the Pen: The Sufi Literature of West Africa (Hardcover) at Also at this time, eastern Sufism was developing more as a communal movement, whereas that of the West (including in al-Andalus), it remained largely an individual pursuit.

[18] A group of Sufi masters who defended the works of theosophists such as Ghazali and al-Qushayri began emerging in the late eleventh and early- to mid-twelfth centuries. West African Sufi: The Religious Heritage and Spiritual Search of Cerno Bokar Saalif Taal. Berkeley: University of California press.

ISBN "Tierno Bokar". Columbia University Arts Initiative "Cerno Bokar Salif Taal: Sûfi Tijaniyya, Muqaddam, Walî, Théologien, Philosophe, Educateur". webPulaaku. Book Description. Islam in Africa is deeply connected with Sufism, and the history of Islam is in a significant way a history of Sufism.

Yet even within this continent, the practice and role of Sufism varies across the regions. Chapter 4: Gender and Agency in the History of a West African Sufi Community: The Followers of Yacouba Sylla Sean. Unable to figure out how two worldviews fit together or didn’t, Oludamini Ogunnaike decided to look a little more closely.

The result for the assistant professor of religious studies at William & Mary is Sufism and Ifa: Ways of Knowing in Two West African Intellectual Traditions. The book, which started out as his doctoral dissertation, will be published next year by Penn State University Press.

April 1: Collected Poems by Gabriel Okara (Nebraska University Press) Along with publishing a first book by an emerging new African poet each year, the Africa Book Fund has also committed to publishing a collected edition of “a major living African poet” each year, and this year it is Gabriel Okara, the only person who could ever be called both “the elder statesman of Nigerian literature Author: Aaron Bady.A closer look at eminent West African Sufi leaders and their movements, including the Qadiriyya, the Tijaniyya, and the Muridiyya, reveals that Sufism articulated itself in a variety of ways over the past three centuries, and that it continues to be a formidable spiritual, intellectual, and social force in many countries in the Western parts of.Great books on West African culture, when found, are a little like great paintings ― created with a careful compositional eye, a thoughtful color palette, with deliberate gestures that .

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