The actual beginning of Sufism in Islam started at real utilization of the revealed verses to be imposed in and out by good will and purity. Then the views of Sufism in knowledge and Gnosticism and their methods in revelation and illumines emerged. Some of them imitated the philosophers in an attempt to portray existentialism and divinity and applying tact and rationalism. This approach was confronted by many of the imams of Sunnah as deviation from the religion and the aims of true Islam, Other who rationalized as much as they could and rejected whatever unacceptable respected it. As it is difficult to classify this ideology of Sufism by tracing its roots and cleansing its mistakes, this study comes attempts to introduce it in order to clergy its meaning, development of idea, and differences between methods. This an introduction to this educational worshiping method which takes magnificent interest among Islamic schools of thinking. At the same time the study is introduces the types of Sufism, their development references, terminology, and pointing at some of its scholars since the era of tabieen until the founders of Sufism doctrines
"Sufism and Sufi Gratitude,"
Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 7
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jpu/vol7/iss2/2