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Cyber Sufis Virtual Expressions of the American Muslim Experience

by Robert Rozehnal

Part of the Islam in the Twenty-First Century Series

Cyber Sufis Virtual Expressions of the American Muslim Experience Synopsis

In America today, online spaces serve as critical alternatives for tech-savvy Muslims seeking a place to root their faith, forge religious identity, and build communities. With a particular focus on the Inayati Order, a branch of the oldest Sufi community in the West, Robert Rozehnal explores the online revolution in internal communication, spiritual pedagogy, and public outreach - and looks ahead to the future of digital Islam in the age of Web 3.0.

Cyber Sufis Virtual Expressions of the American Muslim Experience Press Reviews

'Essential reading for students and academics with interests in the diverse expressions of contemporary Islam, on- and offline.' -- Gary R. Bunt, author of Hashtag Islam, and Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Wales Trinity Saint David 'Captivating, thought-provoking, and groundbreaking. Cyber Sufis is a serious attempt to explore the highly understudied and mostly overlooked spiritual and mystical dimension of the digital ecosystem. ' -- Sahar Khamis, Associate Professor of Communication, University of Maryland, and co-author of Islam Dot Com

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780747583
Publication date: 1st August 2019
Author: Robert Rozehnal
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Sufism & Islamic mysticism, Islamic life & practice, Islamic worship, rites & ceremonies,

About Robert Rozehnal

Robert Rozehnal is Professor of Religion Studies and Founding Director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Islamic Sufism Unbound, the editor of Piety, Politics and Everyday Ethics in Southeast Asian Islam, and numerous articles. He lives in Madison, New Jersey.

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