Moroccan saints and their shrines

The veneration of saints and their tombs is a global practice across many distinct faiths. In the Islamic world, it takes on a special character and importance in the northwest African nation of Morocco.

William J. Hamblin is Professor of History at Brigham Young University,
 specializing in the ancient and medieval Near East. His first novel The Book of Malchus, (co-
authored with Neil Newell) was published in 2010.