Sufi Spirituality in China: The Role of Liu Zhi – A Review

I recently reviewed David Lee’s, Contextualization of Sufi Spirituality in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century China: The Role of Liu Zhi (c.1662–c.1730) (Pickwick Publications, 2015) for Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations. Here is a sneak peak: Overall, Lee significantly contributes to the scholarship on Islam in China: first, by making valuable resources available in English and situating those Sino-Islamic texts within…

Interpreting the Qur’an in China, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 7

Our Religious Studies Department at University of Nebraska Omaha has had a long varied relationship with the Department of Classics & Religious Studies at University of Nebraska Lincoln. From what I hear, those connections have ebbed and flowed with various levels of cross-campus participation. But we are collectively making greater strides to collaborate. One initiative is a bi-annual…