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Shaykh Hamallah

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(d. 1943)

Founder of Hamalli Sufi order. Born in Mali. Lived a secluded life spent in meditation with a few selected students. Widely known for asceticism and mysticism but not...

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Mazdakism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

A dualist religion founded by Zaradust-e Khuragan and promulgated by Mazdak of Fasa in Iran during the late fifth and early sixth centuries. Though little is known of its teachings,...

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Hamallism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Malian offshoot of Tijani Sufi brotherhood. Advocated social reform programs, stressed equality of all people, supported liberation of women, and opposed wealth of establishment religious...

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Beyond Jihad

Lamin O. Sanneh.

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 376 pages.

Beyond Jihad describes how trans-Saharan trade and traffic facilitated the spread of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa where merchants, rulers, and clerics ensured its successful...

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Introduction

Lamin Sanneh.

in Beyond Jihad

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 7535 words.

The stage is set here for the argument of the book concerning the origins and nature of clerical pacifism in West African Islam with a consideration of the pathways of the passive...

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