In the Path of Allah: 'Umar, An Essay into the Nature of Charisma in Islam' / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Taylor & Francis
A West African Sufi and religious reformer (c.1794-1864), struggled to reconcile the temporal achievements of his jihad with his mystical calling. The fame of Shaykh Omar rested on his reputation as a worker of miracles, and the success of jihad in his path to Allah.