In the Path of Allah

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

By John Ralph Willis

© 1990 – Routledge

276 pages

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Paperback: 9781138972469
pub: 2016-01-21
Hardback: 9780714632520
pub: 1989-12-01

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About the Book

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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HISTORY / General