Faris Casewit

Faris Casewit

Faris Casewit

Field - Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies
subfield - Arabic & Islamic Studies

PhD candidate - Area of research: Mystical Qur'anic exegesis, Sufi hermeneutics, 13th century, North Africa and Middle East.

I was led to this unknown figure by Paul Nwyia's book "Ibn 'Ata' Allah et la Naissance de la Confrerie Shadilite" (Beirut, 1986)

Thesis topic: The Hermeneutics of al-Harrali (d. 1240)