Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Charismatic Embodiment and Religious Authority - a Qadiriyya Sufi community in Northwest China

Cone, Tiffany Carole


This thesis examines practices of charismatic cultivation at a Qadiriyya Sufi site located in Northwest China named Guo Gongbei. The thesis asks—what is charisma in this context? That is, what factors are perceived to be generative of charisma, a particular spiritual power? The effective transmission or cultivation of this ‘charisma’ to disciples is vital to the maintenance and continuity of the Sufi genealogy, and this is crucial for the Chinese Qadiriyya Sufi disciples in this study. The...[Show more]

CollectionsRestricted Theses
Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
Embargoed until: 29/06/2020


File Description SizeFormat Image
Cone Thesis 2015.pdf216.32 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  22 January 2019/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator