Editor's Introduction to the Special Issue on Sufism


  • Adam Possamai University of Western Sydney




Sufism, Neo-Sufism, heritage, the West

Author Biography

Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney

Adam Possamai is Associate Professor in Sociology. He is the current President of Research Committee 22 on the Sociology of Religion from the International Sociological Association and the co Director of the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies at the University of Western Sydney. He has recently published, as an editor, the Handbook of Hyper-Real Religions (2012, Brill) and with J. Barbalet and B. Turner, Religion and the State: A Comparative Sociology (2011, Anthem Press). He is also the author of Sociology of Religion for Generations X and Y (2009, Equinox) and the fiction book, Le XXIe Siècle de Dickerson et Ferra (2011, Asgard).




How to Cite

Possamai, A. (2013). Editor’s Introduction to the Special Issue on Sufism. Journal for the Academic Study of Religion, 26(1), 5–6. https://doi.org/10.1558/arsr.v26i1.5

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