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Embattled Saints

My Year with the Sufis of Afghanistan

Embattled Saints( )
Author: Lizzio, Kenneth P.
ISBN:978-0-8356-0923-4
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Theosophical Publishing House
Imprint:Quest Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Winner of the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award!

In the West, Islam has replaced Communism as the new bugbear, while Sufism, Islam's mystical dimension, is often dismissed as the delusions of an irrational and backward people. Ken Lizzio corrects such misperceptions in this firsthand account of the year he spent in 1991 living with the head of the Naqshbandis, Afghanistan's largest Sufi order. He presents the order in all its dimensions--social, economic, political,...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Islam / Sufi
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 8.74 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.766 Pounds



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