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Sunni & Shi'a
Barbara van Schlegell posts translation of jurist Abu Hanifa's classic (8th
c. CE) statement of Sunni beliefs (UPa).
Revised translation of chapter from 12th c. CE
masterpiece of Sunni philosopher-theologian al-Ghazali's discusses the
principles of Sunni faith.
Collected works of the first Shi'ite Imam.
Electronic introduction to the history &
thought of Shi'a by noted authority M. H. Tabatabai.
Links to websites distinguishing the principles
of the dominant movements in Islam & detailing debate between them (posted
California based forum founded by Seyedeh Nahid
Angha to foster dialog among Sufis & spread knowledge of its principles
& values posts informative articles
on Sufism & supports the Institute
for Sufi Studies.
Steve Habib Rose catalogs all websites with
anything link to Sufi tradition.
N. Tsolek provides a brief biographical sketch
& small collection
of the ecstatic poetry of the 13th c.
Anatolian mystic & links to all related websites.
14th century order puts on-line Javad
Nurbakhsh's 1963 speech "What
Zos Imos' overview of the history, tenets &
practices of the Sufi orders (posted by
The Gnostic Archive).
Quarterly journal maintains archives of on-line
articles relating to the principles,
& literature of Sufism as well a the relation of Sufi philosophy to science
[published by International Association of
Alan Godlas' hypertext essay on
sufism, notable sufis, sufi orders & their shaykhs provides the most detailed, up-to-date
introduction to the Sufi way on the internet. Recommended as a gateway for
serious academic research.
Website devoted to the way
of legendary Yemeni sufi master maintains archive
USC Muslim Students highlight tenets of modern
movements such as the Nation of Islam & Ahmadiyya that differ from
Companion website to 2001 CNN special provides
links to background reports, including Saira Shah's photo essay, Beneath
the Veil, on the treatment of women under Taliban rule.
Official international website of controversial
Pakistani reform movement presents a biography of its founder
(Hadhrat Ahmad), a brief
library & replies to Ahmadiyyat opponents.
Interviews with Muslims
& scholars about the history & teaching of the reactionary movement founded by the
18th c. Arabian, Mohammed Ibn Abdul Wahhab Najdi (posted by PBS
Turkish author Harun Yahya's articles against
ethnic hatred & racism.
Turkish author Harun Yahya's contribution to the war on terrorism
includes a free download of his book.
American Muslim organization
founded in the wake of the events of 9/11/01 to counter
violence with education.
Catalog of links to Muslim webpages
rejecting terrorist tactics.
Articles assessing the history & direction
of Louis Farrakhan's controversial black Muslim movement after the 1995
Million Man March on Washington (posted byThe Thinker).
Laura Hayes surveys the political history,
cultural roots, & religious agenda of the reactionary militant movement
that controlled Afghanistan from 1996-2002. Includes a detailed time-line
of major events from 1979-2004 & background information on movement's founder
& ties to Saudi Arabia's conservative Wahabis
(posted by InfoPlease)
White paper on the history &
principles of the ultra-conservative Saudi reform movement (posted by Global
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This page was revised
25 January 2008