Kategorie: Religionsgeschichte

Research on the Rifa’iyya, a Sufi order in South-Western Asia

by Aliya Iqbal Naqvi and Hasan Ali Khan |
As a Sufi order or tariqah, the Rifa’iyya is better identified with its birthplace Iraq, and with parts of Anatolia and the Levant. A living branch of the order, however, that retains its pre-modern organizational structure is based today in the city of Karachi, with strong connections across the regions of Pakistani Baluchistan, Iranian Sistan-Baluchistan, and the northern coast of Oman.

“Saint Anthony’s Bread” in Istanbul and “Problem-Solving Chickpeas” in Iran: July’s Religion-Related Research Get-Together dedicated to Food and Religion

14 AUGUST 2020 | Author: Esther Voswinckel FilizSince 2019, the research field “History of Religions” of the Orient-Institut Istanbul together with IFEA has been hosting a monthly networking meeting that brings together scholars of religion from different academic fields.

Iterations of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Themes and Problem Spaces in Turkey, Iran and Germany

31 JULY 2020 | Authors: Katja Rieck, Melike Şahinol, Burak Taşdizen. The spread of SARS-CoV-2 took place along the arteries and capillaries of globalisation. Hardest hit were thus major nodal points of such global flows, centres of commerce, travel and tourism like New York, Paris, London, but also Istanbul.

Some have left behind a name, and some have not. A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery

Some have left behind a name, and some have not. A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery Authors: Brian Johnson, Richard Wittmann 12 JUNE 2020 ©Richard Wittmann What unites an eminent scholar, publisher, photographer, soldier, engineer, and others of fame and fortune from many nations who left their mark on Istanbul and […]

The Rifa’iyya Sufi Order in South-Western Asia

30 APRIL 2020 | Authors: Hasan Ali Khan, Aliya Iqbal Naqvi As a Sufi order, the Rifa’iyya is better identified with Iraq, its birthplace, and with parts of Anatolia and the Levant. But, a branch of the order, retaining its pre-modern organizational structure, is also based in the city of Karachi. This particular branch has strong connections to the coastal areas and the hinterland of Pakistani Baluchistan, Iranian Baluchistan, and the northern coast of Oman. In addition, it has followers on the east African coast and in South Africa.

Suche in OpenEdition Search

Sie werden weitergeleitet zur OpenEdition Search