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Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law
This introduction to Islamic jurisprudence (usul al-fiqh) summarizes its major concepts and presents the contemporary debates among historians concerning the historicity of the Islamic sources ofExpand
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Sufi and scholar on the desert edge : Muḥammad b. ʿAlī al-Sanūsī and his brotherhood
The Sanusiya was one of the most influential Islamic movements in North Africa and the Sahara in the nineteenth century. It organised the Beduin of the desert and desert fringes into a Sufi movementExpand
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Religious Revolts in Colonial North Africa
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Sources for Sanūsī studies
This volume brings together biographical and bibliographical surveys relating to the order of Sanusi and to Sufism in the 19th-century Maghreb, including the Fuyudat al-Rabbainiya of Ahmad al-SharifExpand
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Jihád, 'ilm and tasawwuf - Two Justifications of Action-from the Idrisi Tradition
Les mouvements islamiques, en particulier ceux qui transforment la societe, apparaissent souvent comme venant des mouvements soufis. Alors que la plupart des ordres soufis sont quietistes et nonExpand
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