Scholars, Saints, and Sufis: Muslim Religious Institutions in the Middle East Since 1500

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University of California Press, 1972 - Islam - 401 pages
Middle East officially Near East.
 

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Contents

Some Observations on the Development
17
The Ottoman Ulema and the Tanzimat
33
The Religious Establishment in Husainid Tunisia
47
An Introduction
93
Profile of a NineteenthCentury Moroccan Scholar
127
The Ulama of Cairo in the Eighteenth
149
Nonideological Responses of the Egyptian Ulama
167
The Roots of the Ulamas Power in Modern Iran
211
The Oppositional Role of the Ulama
231
Activism of the Ulama in Pakistan
257
A Short History of the Khalwati Order
275
Doctor and Saint ERNEST GELLNER
307
The Hamadsha VINCENT CRAPANZANO
327
Mahdis Walis and New Men in the Sudan
367
Variation in Religious Observance
385
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