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In the Path of Allah

'Umar, An Essay into the Nature of Charisma in Islam'

By John Ralph Willis

Routledge – 1989 – 255 pages

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    978-0-7146-3252-0
    December 1st 1989

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A West African Sufi and religious reformer (c.1794-1864), struggled to reconcile the temporal achievements of his jihad with his mystical calling. The fame of Shaykh Omar rested on his reputation as a worker of miracles, and the success of jihad in his path to Allah.

Name: In the Path of Allah: 'Umar, An Essay into the Nature of Charisma in Islam' (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By John Ralph Willis. A West African Sufi and religious reformer (c.1794-1864), struggled to reconcile the temporal achievements of his jihad with his mystical calling. The fame of Shaykh Omar rested on his reputation as a worker of miracles, and the success of jihad in his...
Categories: Middle East Studies, Islam - Religion