THE GNAWA AND THEIR LILA: An Afro-Maghrebi Ritual Tradition by Timothy D. Fuson

http://www.sonispheric.net/the_gnawa_and_their_lila.htm   THE GNAWA AND THEIR LILA: An Afro-Maghrebi Ritual Tradition by Timothy D. Fuson Islam is sometimes thought of both by Muslims and non-Muslims as a self-contained, monolithic religious and cultural whole, unchanging through time and space. Yet in reality, Islam did not obliterate the cultures that came before it. The Qur'an itself is … Continue reading THE GNAWA AND THEIR LILA: An Afro-Maghrebi Ritual Tradition by Timothy D. Fuson