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The Examined Life

A moment in reverse

By Joshua Glenn
Globe Columnist / August 8, 2004

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WHILE INTERVIEWING Italian converts to Islam nine years ago, Mark Sedgwick, a British professor of Islamic history at the American University in Cairo, stumbled upon Traditionalism, a secretive movement whose adherents have since the late 1920s rejected the modern West because beliefs and practices supposedly transmitted from time immemorial have been lost. Since then, he has traveled from Casablanca to ... (Full Article: 545 Words)

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