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Beyond Sharia: Amin Ghodratzadeh on Wise Fools that Address Hypocrisy among Believers [Video]

Beyond Sharia: Amin Ghodratzadeh on Wise Fools that Address Hypocrisy among Believers

Amin Ghodratzadeh is PhD candidate for the ERC-Advanced Grant Beyond Sharia: The Role of Sufism in Shaping Islam, (the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. 101020403) led by Professor Asghar Seyed-Gohrab. In his PhD research, Amin examines the phenomenon of the ‘wise fools’ as a possible forerunner of qalandar mystics between the 9th and 12th century.

In this video, he explains how these wise fools defied the image of what was pious and normal in words and deeds.

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