In the Path of Allah: 'Umar, An Essay into the Nature of Charisma in Islam', 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

In the Path of Allah

'Umar, An Essay into the Nature of Charisma in Islam', 1st Edition

By John Ralph Willis

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276 pages

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A West African Sufi and religious reformer (c.1794-1864), struggled to reconcile the temporal achievements of his jihad with his mystical calling. The fame of Shaykh Omar rested on his reputation as a worker of miracles, and the success of jihad in his path to Allah.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies