November 11 and 13 2013
Sufi: Prays all the time
Wants to be in God’s presence now
Sufism: Came from an ascetic trend
But Islam is not a religion from asceticism
Rabi’ah of Basra
First person to peak of love in prayer
She never married
Loved God until her death
She was on the few women accepted in the Sufi world.
The two types of Sufi:
2) Radical, God-intoxicated
Sufism is founded on the oneness of God.
ASufi can only