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Sufism today

Religionsvidenskabelig Forening presents lecture by Mark Sedgwick, Professor WSR in Arabic and Islamic Studies

2017.11.22 | Bente Langballe Kejser

Date Tue 28 Nov
Time 18:30 21:00
Location Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3, building 1451, room 117 (Axis Mundi)

Fifty years ago, Western experts thought Sufism would follow other antique social and religious forms into irrelevance and extinction, superseded by modernity. But Sufism is still going strong, not only in the Muslim world, but also in the West, where it is one of the major routes for conversion to Islam. Mark Sedgwick asks why Sufism has proved experts wrong, what role it plays today, and why so many find it attractive, both in the Muslim world and in the West.

Lecture / talk, Religionsvidenskab
Sufism.pdf (149 Kb)
RvF_-_Flyer_E2017_01.pdf (136 Kb)