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Nubians of Egypt and Sudan

Abu Ali grew up as a traditional Muslim in a Nubian village south of Aswan, Egypt. As he got older, he began to explore Sufiism – a mystical form of Islam in which Muslims pursue deeper understanding…

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Sufism in Turkey

The movement of Sufism is widespread in many parts of the Islamic world. It emerged soon after the rise of Islam and emphasizes the inward, spiritual dimension of the Muslim faith. Sufis pursue a divine connection, sometimes…

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