Sacred Drift: Essays on the Margins of Islam
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Sacred Drift: Essays on the Margins of Islam

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Peter Lamborn Wilson proposes a set of heresies, a culture of resistance, that dispels the false image of Islam as monolithic, puritan, and two-dimensional. Here is the story of the African-American noble Drew Ali, the founder of “Black Islam” in this country, and of the violent end of his struggle for “love, truth, peace, freedom, and justice.” Another essay deals with Sa...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by City Lights Publishers (first published January 1st 1993)
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The Moorish Science Temple, Moorish Orthodox Church of America, Khidr, Ibn Arabi and so much more are waiting for you in this great book of historical musings and Sufi poetics.
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Pretty much already convinced of the awesomeness of this book's heresies. Totally the shit! I love it!
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Magnificient book that has been on my backbag for years! :)
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A hidden history of Islamic mysticism in the United States.
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