A Yokel’s Journey (A short story about Soofi mysticism in poetic prose)
By; Mohib Asad,
A few things need to be said about this work at the outset.
Firstly; this is a serious effort to understand the Soofi way of life which has over a billion adherents.
Secondly; this story is full of home-truths, clichés, and truisms.
Thirdly; it is a bit of a talking-down-at-you kind of reading, but then that is inherent in this lofty theme.
Fourthly; a purist of the English language may find some of the constructions a bit dubious. To him I say ...