The Peoples of Islam

Who are the Sufis?

Brotherhood, mysticism, saints, and mausoleums. A guide to understanding the most spiritual stream of Islam and its history

Chiara Pellegrino

The Peoples of Islam

Sufi orders and the Turkish Coup d’Etat

The Sufi tradition has shaped Islam in Turkey and is at the origin of those movements and parties that today are key players in the country’s politics

Alberto Fabio Ambrosio

The Peoples of Islam

Those shrines destroyed by the extremist fury

From Pakistan to Mali, by way of Tunisia and Egypt, extremist groups annihilated the strength of ancient monuments


Eastern Christians

Christians in the Middle East: a Guide

Maronites, Copts, Melkites, Chaldeans ... It is not easy to navigate among the various Christian communities in the Middle East. An overview

Martino Diez

Jihadism and violence

Why Salafis have Anti-Sufi Attitudes

Salafis have doctrinal and political objections to Sufis. This is related to the often state-led policies to employ Sufis as a “moderate” antidote to Jihadi-Salafis

Joas Wagemakers

The Peoples of Islam

Religious Authorities in Islam

Who speaks for Muslims

Michele Brignone


E-Book Presentation

Citizenship and Religious Freedom

The Journal


Between Immigration and Islam

Issue no. 24
December 2016

Book reviews


The Challenge of Mestizaje in the Muslim Migration

Camillo Regalia, Cristina Giuliani, Stefania Giada Meda

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