Sufism

Sufism and Islamic Tradition Defeat Fundamentalism in Kerala, India by Muhammad Ashraf and Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

CIP January 14, 2016 Kerala is a state on the southwest Indian coast in which Islam counts a quarter of the population 0f 33.3 million, according to the national census. It is characterized by good relations between Muslims and the…
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The Bektashi Sufis Should Join the Kosova Sufi Union [BTK] by Stephen Sylejman Schwartz

Illyria [New York] June 22, 2015 Baba Musa Qazim Bakalli, who died in 1981 aged 101, was one of the greatest personalities in the spiritual history of Kosova. Today his Bektashi Sufi teqe [meeting house, pl. teqet] in Gjakova, devastated…
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Malice in Dallas by Stephen Schwartz

As predicted by many, a horrifying new outrage has been added to the annals of radical Islam. In Garland, Texas, a Dallas suburb, on Sunday, May 3, two men were killed by police after the pair fired at an event…
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