Tag Archives: Sufism

Shrines of Ouezzane

Sufism imbibes the Moroccan landscape. Few Moroccan cities however are as closely associated to a Sufi tarîqah as Ouezzane (Wazan), pop. 58 000 in 2004, home to the Wazzâniyyah order. While the settlement may be much older, it owes its … Continue reading

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The zâwiya of Sidi Boumédiène in ‘Ubbâd, Algeria

In April 2004 my anthropologist colleague John Shoup and I were invited to Oran by Prof. Mourad Moulai Hadj of the CRASC (Centre de Recherche en Anthropologie Sociale et Culturelle) in order to present some of our research at the … Continue reading

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