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The author explores the ethic of futuwwat or jawanmardi , an Iranian code of honour that emphasised loyalty, humility, generosity and bravery. I apply Neoclassical Realism as a comprehensive theoretical framework and process tracing as the main method to detect and describe the status-seeking behaviours. Although inevitably some Sufis spiritualised this code of honour and applied it to their own relationship with God, the ethic continued to permeate Sufi behaviour on a more mundane level, typified by the strong links between Sufis and certain trades. Futuwwat in the modern era: the Zūrkhāna between tradition and change. The controversy of his form of Sufism occurred at a crucial time in the evolution of Sufi piety and theology.

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Lloyd Ridgeon: Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism (ePUB)

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

Yet Sufism was a human response to a wide range of contexts and circumstances; the fact that Sufis lived in society and interacted with the community necessitating guidance on how to behave. This book examines the development of Persian Sufism, showing it to be a practical philosophy of the everyday rather than just a metaphysical phenomena. Timurid Futuwwat: The Case of Husayn Wa'iz Kashifi 5. And yet his form of Sufism was the subject of much discussion within the Islamic world, as it elicited responses ranging from praise and commendation to reproach and contempt for his Sufi practices within a generation of his death. Futuwwat and early Persian Sufism -- 3.

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Morals and Mysticism in Persian Sufism: A History of Sufi

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

Although inevitably some Sufis spiritualised this code of honour and applied it to their own relationship with God, the ethic continued to permeate Sufi behaviour on a more mundane level, typified by the strong links between Sufis and certain trades. Futuwwat and Early Persian Sufis 3. Sufism in often misunderstood, not only by other religions but also by many Muslims. Sufis have played an important social role, too and continue to do so. This book examines the development of Persian Sufism, showing it to be a practical philosophy of the everyday rather than just a metaphysical phenomena. The research herein situates Kirm A n A within this critical period, and assesses the various perspectives taken by his contemporaries and near contemporaries.

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Morals and mysticism in Persian Sufism : a history of Sufi

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

Even though Saudi embassy in Ankara later denied that affirmation, it raised the question: why Saudi Arabia, Iran and Turkey are proactively engaging in many turmoils in the region, such as Syria, and, more recently, Qatar? This book examines the development of Persian Sufism, showing it to be a practical philosophy of the everyday rather than just a metaphysical phenomena. Institutionalisation Within the Sufi Futuwwat Associations During the 12th-14th Centuries 4. This book examines the development of Persian Sufism, showing it to be a practical philosophy of the everyday rather than just a metaphysical phenomena. Providing the first comprehensive selection in English of Nasaffi's treatises, Dr Ridgeon's work offers the western student of Islam a much-needed guide to the speculative and practical dimensions of Sufism. Yet Sufism was a human response to a wide range of contexts and circumstances; the fact that Sufis lived in society and interacted with the community necessitating guidance on how to behave. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.

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Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

Yet Sufism was a human response to a wide range of contexts and circumstances; the fact that Sufis lived in society and interacted with the community necessitating guidance on how to behave. This article supports that the three countries aspire the same goal, regional leadership, explained by their growing status-seeking behaviour. Drawing on field research in Iran, as well as detailed analysis of both Arabic and Persian texts and new materials that have been published in Iran in recent years, this is the first book in English to provide a history of Persian Sufi-futuwwat, As such, this book is an important contribution to the study of Persian Sufism, and to the fields of Islam, history and religion. Ridgeon is a Reader in Islamic Studies at the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow. He teaches courses on Classical Islam, Modern Islamic Thought, Modern Iran, etc.

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Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

Although inevitably some Sufis spiritualised this code of honour and applied it to their own relationship with God, the ethic continued to permeate Sufi behaviour on a more mundane level, typified by the strong links between Sufis and certain trades. This book examines the development of Persian Sufism, showing it to be a practical philosophy of the everyday rather than just a metaphysical phenomena. He has taught Islamic Studies at the University of Glasgow, where he earned his PhD; the Uni of Strathclyde; and the Uni of Stirling in Scotland. As the first attempt in a Western language to appreciate the significant contribution that Kirm A n A made to the medieval Persian Sufi tradition, this book will appeal to students and scholars of Sufi Studies, as well as those interested in Middle Eastern History. Timurid futuwwat: the case of Husayn Wā'iz Kāshifī -- 5. Such views reveal much about the dynamics and developments of Sufism during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, when the Sufi orders a ur A q, s. Futuwwat from the Safavids to the Early Modern Era: Qalandar and Khaksar Jawanmardi 6.

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Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

In his spare time, he has twice served as an umpire at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London and has run four Scottish half marathons and the Miami half marathon. Futuwwat in the Modern Era: The Zurkhana Between Tradition and Change Lloyd Ridgeon is Reader in Islamic Studies at the University of Glasgow. Drawing on field research in Iran, as well as detailed analysis of both Arabic and Persian texts and new materials that have been published in Iran in recent years, this is the first book in English to provide a history of Persian Sufi-futuwwat, As such, this book is an important contribution to the study of Persian Sufism, and to the fields of Islam, history and religion. His most recent publications include Sufi Castigator Routledge, 2007 , Religion and Politics in Modern Iran I. Institutionalisation within the Sufi-futuwwat associations during the twelfth to fourteenth centuries -- 4. Contents: The origins of futuwwat: muruwwat and the ethics of the 'Ayyaran -- 2. This book assesses the few comments written about Kirm A n A by his contemporaries, and also provides a translation from his Persian hagiography, which was written in the generation after his death.

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Morals and Mysticism in Persian Sufism: A History of Sufi

morals and mysticism in persian sufism ridgeon lloyd

The author explores the ethic of futuwwat or jawanmardi , an Iranian code of honour that emphasised loyalty, humility, generosity and bravery. The author explores the ethic of futuwwat or jawanmardi , an Iranian code of honour that emphasised loyalty, humility, generosity and bravery. He has studied Arabic and Islam in France, Jordan, and Syria and has particular interest in Urdu and Punjabi poetry, or ghazals. The E-mail message field is required. The book provides an investigation into Kirm A n A the individual, but the story has significance that extends much further. The controversy centres on Kirm A n A 's penchant for gazing at, and dancing with, beautiful young boys. Contents: The origins of futuwwat: muruwwat and the ethics of the 'Ayyaran -- 2.

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