Sufi Masters and the Creation of Saintly Spheres in Medieval Syria
This book explores the lives of Sufi masters who functioned as embodiments of Islamic sainthood and left a lasting mark on the land. These figures lived in the ancient cities of Syria and their surrounding towns and villages during a formative period in the social history of Syrian Sufism and the spiritual tradition of Islam.
KeywordsMysticism;Shaykh;Medieval Sufi Masters;Medieval Syria;Charismatic religious teaching;
PublisherArc Humanities Press
Publication date and place2021
SeriesMedieval Islamicate World,
Middle Eastern history
Sufism & Islamic mysticism