Relaunch: The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin

Relaunch: The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin

Mulla Nasrudin Last month, ISF relaunched The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin. It’s a selection of tales about the eponymous Middle Eastern joke character Mulla Nasrudin. The jokes are widespread- the Mulla is called Goha in Egypt (Joha in other Arab...
Flamenco and Sufism

Flamenco and Sufism

By Jason Webster In his groundbreaking book The Sufis (1964), the authority on Sufism Idries Shah mentions several Western cultural phenomena which were influenced or inspired by the mystical current of Islam. They include such diverse things as the Troubadour...