In Search of Perfection: Neo-spiritualism, Islamic Mysticism, and Secularism in Turkey

@article{Soyubol2021InSO,
  title={In Search of Perfection: Neo-spiritualism, Islamic Mysticism, and Secularism in Turkey},
  author={Kutluğhan Soyubol},
  journal={Modern Intellectual History},
  year={2021},
  volume={18},
  pages={70 - 94}
}
This article scrutinizes a little-known venture in Turkish republican intellectual history, namely Turkish neo-spiritualism. Combining the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Western trend of modern spiritualism with its local dynamics and sociocultural structures, Turkish neo-spiritualism integrated the spiritual philosophies and practices of Western spiritualism with various doctrines of Islamic mysticism (Sufism). It thus sheds light on the complex ways in which a form of knowledge… Expand
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