Les Confréries Musulmanes du Hedjaz.


Book ID: 20297


12mo. ix, 310 pp., publisher’s original wrappers, cover browned & slightly soiled, upper cover professionally repaired, biblio, signs of worm holes on last 10 leaves without any loss to text, otherwise copy in good condition, Bibliothèque Orientale Elzevirienne LII, Ernest Leroux, Editeur, Paris, 1887.


A study of Islam at the end of the 19th century by a leading French scholar. The work is a documentary based on original sources gathered by the author from pilgrims and participants in the Muslim Conference of Hedjaz. An analysis is given by the author to the religious orders at Hedjaz, the conference of the Ulama, the Muslim religious movement in the 19th century, the Sanussiyyah dogma, the Chazilliyah, and eighteen other Muslim schools of thought.

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