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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 presented in...