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Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

The mystical system of the Sufis, the esoteric dimension of the Islamic faith, the spiritual path to mystical union with God. It is influenced by other faiths, such as Buddhism, and reached...

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Sufism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

The mystical system of the Sufis, the esoteric dimension of the Islamic faith, the spiritual path to mystical union with God. It is influenced by other faiths, such as Buddhism, and reached...

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Sufism

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 154 words.

The Islamic ascetic and mystical movement which, it has been conjectured, was partly influenced by the Jewish Midrashic literature but

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suf

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

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Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

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Sufism

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 10 words.

The name given to the ‘mystical’ tradition in Islam.

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Sufism

Leyla Keough.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 957 words.

Derived from the Arabic suf, meaning wool, the term sufi was originally used to describe a type of ascetic Muslim

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Sufism

Leyla Keough.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 968 words.

Derived from the Arabic suf, meaning wool, the term sufi was originally used to describe a type of ascetic Muslim

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Sufism

Jacqueline Chabbi.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 734 words.

The term “Sufism”, in Arabic taṣawwuf, serves to designate Muslim mysticism, whatever its language of expression (Arabic, Persian,

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Sufism

Marcia Hermansen.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 14065 words.

“Sufism” is the English term used to refer to mystical interpretations and practices of the Islamic religion. This mystical strand is designated in Arabic by the term tasawwuf, while in...

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Sufism

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 86 words.

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