Faris Casewit

Faris Casewit

Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies
Subfield: Arabic & Islamic Studies
Ph.D. candidate
Faris Casewit

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)

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