Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions: The Nurbakhshiya Between Medieval and Modern Islam
Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions tells the story of the Nurbakhshiya, an Islamic messianic movement that originated in fifteenth-century central Asia and Iran and survives to the present in Pakistan and India. In the first full-length study of the sect, Shahzad Bashir illumines the significance of messianism as an Islamic religious paradigm and illustrates its centrali...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published November 19th 2003 by University of South Carolina Press
(first published October 2003)
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