Virtually Islamic Blog

Professor Gary R. Bunt

Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam

One of the best documentaries of Sufism is now on Netflix Read More…

Sufi Art

al-Jazeera, Qatari artist Yasser Al Mulla: Drawing a Sufi controversy
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Digital Islam and the New Sheikhs

Suzanne Schneider, The Revealer, Digital Islam and the New Sheikhs Read More…

Podcast: Path & Present

iTunes, Path & Present w/Baraka Blue.


Some future listening here. Read More…

IS 'History'

Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, The Islamic State Research Office's Self-History

Long read, with lots of interesting detail. I haven't gone through it all yet.
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“Of Fathers and Sons” film

Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept, “Of Fathers and Sons” — a Startling Film Goes Inside a Generational Apocalypse in Syria

What appears to be a depressing but essential piece of cinema (I have only viewed the trailer so far).

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

BBC Radio 4, Nusrat Was My Elvis.

Profile of the magnificent and unique Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, together with a few choices of my own.

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Sufism in Uzbekistan

Sufism in Uzbekistan discussed in great BBC programme:

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