Author Archives: Paul Turchinetz

Food in Sufi Culture

The Sufi have many practices and cultural foundations rooted in their treatment of food in preparation and presentation. Additionally, many of their practices are influenced by the surrounding cultures and the practices described in the Qur’an, the Islamic book of scriptures. Essentially, the Sufi food practices are derived from Islamic beliefs and seen shared throughout […]



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Daoism in the West

  This project is a pamphlet about the differences of Traditional Chinese Taiosm versus modern interpretations of Taoism in the West, namely America. The pamphlet itself is a landscape booklet with text essentially in the form of an essay, however having what is essentially an essay in a non-essay format allows for me to add […]



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