Journal article icon

Journal article

Renunciants in Africa Under the Aghlabids

Abstract:

Maghribi Sufism is conventionally held to have grown from an earlier movement of austere-living ulema known especially as ṣulaḥā’. The present study reviews the biographical literature for the province of Africa (Ifrīqiyah), roughly present-day Tunisia, in the eighth and ninth centuries c.e. It confirms that leading jurisprudents were commonly (although not invariably) described as zuhhād (renunciants) and mutaʿabbidīn (worshippers). Other men were recognized predominantly for their renuncian...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1353/tmr.2022.0002

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Maghreb Publications
Journal:
The Maghreb Review More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
3
Pages:
292-314
Publication date:
2023-01-02
Acceptance date:
2022-08-16
DOI:
EISSN:
2754-6772
ISSN:
0309-457X
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1274369
Local pid:
pubs:1274369
Deposit date:
2022-08-17

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP