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.Rather he makes use of aFulbea as a generic for the jihad leadership throughout the Western Sudan. ... say our aourourbea#39;a [UrurbAc], our aferobbAca [FerrobAc], our a leatherworkers, a areligious guides, a etc.; While the aclientsa say our asea#39;diabea#39;a, our aFulbe, a amaster, a etc. ... Machat (ibid) employs abalibAc, a and E. Noirot (Travers le Fouta-Diallon et le Bambouc, p.212), a variation: abalAcbea#39;, a which he says has the anbsp;...
|Title||:||In the Path of Allah|
|Author||:||John Ralph Willis|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-04-03|