Threat of “Salafi Sufism”: An Opportunity for Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Behrouz Ghezel

Threat of “Salafi Sufism”: An Opportunity for Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

  Sufism, a philosophy whose most distinctive feature is tolerance, and its followers have been always known for their forbearance. It has been accepted and respected over time by people, groups, and even governments. At the same time, regardless of the political and apolitical functions of this intellectual movement or the historical background of some of its leaders and followers who have played significant roles in various political junctures, the spread of Sufism is ...