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Shamanism and Islam: Sufism, Healing Rituals and Spirits in the Muslim World

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The figure of the shaman has always been a prominent motif within the Islamic world, particularly in relation to the mystical domain of Sufism. Here, Thierry Zarcone and Angela Hobart offer a vigorous and authoritative exploration of the link between Islam and shamanism in contemporary Muslim culture, examining how the old practice of shamanism was combined with elements o ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 15th 2013 by I. B. Tauris (first published June 30th 2011)
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Azhar Ali
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A wonderful book full of details but still not boring at all. It provides enough review not only about Shamanism and Islam but different origins of Shmanism also. Over all book also helps to identify several beliefs we take for granted as originated from shamanism.
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