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HintAnswer% Correct
Sufism is the mystical or "inward" dimension of which religion?Islam
91%
Who have most Sufis regarded as the ideal or perfect man?Muhammad
87%
Which famous Persian Sufi poet and master was, according to the BBC, the best-selling poet in the United States as of 2014?Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī
61%
According to a 2012 Pew Research publication, in what African country do 92% of Muslims belong to a Sufi order, more than any other country?Senegal
35%
Another Persian Sufi poet, Farīd ud-Dīn Attar, famously likened the annihilation of the self in God to what insect merging with a flame?Moth
30%
What common Sufi term that means "blessing" is the root word of the first name of a well-known U.S. President?Barakah
22%
What is the Arabic name for the practice of the remembrance of God, a central practice of Sufism?Dhikr
22%
Which famous early Sufi was executed after declaring "Ana'l-Ḥaqq," or "I am the Truth"?Al-Ḥallāj
17%
Which early female Sufi from Basra was famous for her unconditional love of God?Rābia
17%
What Arabic term for the ultimate goal of Sufism is usually translated as annihilation of the self?Fanāʾ
13%
Which Sufi order was founded by followers of the above poet and master?Mevlevi
13%
According to the prevailing consensus, the Sufis got their name from the Arabic word for which fiber?Wool
9%

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