New York. Oxford University Press. 2016, 368 pages. $35.95 (hardcover). isbn: 9780199977642.
In the introduction to Western Sufism, Mark Sedgwick sets an ambitious goal to fill the “gap between what Sufism is according to Islamic studies scholars and the role that Sufism plays in the lives of contemporary westerners” (1). He addresses this gap in the scholarship by tracing the history of Sufism in the West as a series of intercultural transfers in theology and philosophy from the time of late Neoplatonism to the 1970s. As such, Western Sufism is an invaluable resource for
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