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"peaceful sufis"??

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Submitted by Viola Briatkova (Slovakia), May 19, 2013 at 14:26

Dear Mr. Pipes,

most probably you are not aware, that elite and most brutal forces of Ottoman empire, Janissaries were all sufis.

so much for your so called quietist sufis.

no sufi ever saved non-muslim from forced conversion.

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I am quite aware that some Sufis are violent. Are you aware that most are not?

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