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SLAVONIJA - PITANJE ULOGE DERVIŠA U ŠIRENJU ISLAMA
SLAVONIJA - THE QUESTION OF DERVISHES ROLE IN ISLAM SPREADING

Author(s): Fazileta Hafizović
Subject(s): Islam studies, The Ottoman Empire, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Naučnoistraživački institut »Ibn Sina«
Keywords: Ottoman Empire; tasawwuf; Slavonia; dervishes; spread of Islam;
Summary/Abstract: The spread of Islam, parallel to the spread of the Ottoman Empire, and the role of Sufis, that is, the dervishes, in that process, has been for a longer time an issue researched by the historians, Sufi theoreticians, sociologists,etc. Their conclusion was that their role was impressive indeed, both related to the question of first contacts and introducing the local population with Islam, and also related to later period, when Islam was already adopted and had a large number of adherents in a certain environment.

  • Page Range: 277-283
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: Bosnian