Emory University Saves Rushdie’s Digital Data -... →
lizlilac: How did I miss this last week? Oh yeah, I was on vacation.
Imaginary Muslims -the Uwaysi Sufis of Central... →
The Uwaysis are Muslim mystics who look for instruction from the spirit of the dead or physically absent person. They take their name from Uways, a contemporary of the prophet Mohammad who is reputed to have communicated with him by telepathy. Julian Baldick, author of “Mystical Islam: An Introduction to Sufism”, surveys the legend of Uways and the Uwaysi phenomenon as it is generally...
Al-Hayat writes in Arabic that the National Iraqi Alliance, a coalition of...– Informed Comment