Search for dissertations about: "Mevlevi Order of America"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mevlevi Order of America.

  1. 1. American Dervish: Making Mevlevism in the United States of America

    Author : Simon Sorgenfrei; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Sufism; Mevlevi Sufism; Esotericism; Performance; Ritual; Islam; Women and Religion; Rumi; Mevlevi Order of America; Sufism;

    Abstract : In the late 1970s, the Turkish Mevlevi Sufi sheikh Süleyman Dede arrived from Konya, Turkey, in the United States. There he initiated a number of individuals primarily belonging to American esoteric groups as sheikhs in the Mevlevi order, known in Euro-America as the whirling dervishes. READ MORE