An Ithna'sheri Shia community, with strong Sufi influence. Mainly centred in Turkey.
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A profile of the community, their beliefs, history, culture, and relationships with other Muslim communities. [Wikipedia]
The Alevi of Anatolia
A susbstantial article presenting the Alevi as an ethno-religious minority in Turkey; includes an account of their origins, modern history, beliefs, culture and social life, relationships to Islam and the state, and recent revival.
Kurds, Turks, and the Alevi Revival in Turkey
Article by prof. Martin van Bruinessen on Turkish Alevism.
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