The Islamic Veneer in Alevism

What is the Islamic Veneer in Alevism? Alevis do not practice any aspect of Islam in their daily life whatsoever but during the holiday celebrations known as Cem (pronounced Djem, from Hebrew “Yom” i.e. “day”) do they sing extremist Shiite lyrics that include the deification (sic!) of Mohammad and Ali. This is not even “Islamic”Continue reading “The Islamic Veneer in Alevism”