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"A concise but authentic account." — Islamic Review. The first concise history of Sufism to appear in any language, this work remains among the best. A noted scholar offers insights into every aspect of Sufism, from interpretation of the word of God and the life of the Prophet to the theorists of Sufism, the structure of Sufi theory and practice, and more.

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The first concise history of Sufism to appear in any language, this work remains among the best. A noted scholar offers insights into every aspect of Sufism, from interpretation of the word of God and the life of the Prophet to the theorists of Sufism, the structure of Sufi theory and practice, and more.

Table of Contents

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

I. Introductory

II. The World of God

III. The Life of the Prophet

IV. The Ascetics

V. The Mystics

VI. The Theorists of Sufism

VII. The Structure of Sufi Theory and Practice

VIII. The Sufi Orders

IX. The Theosophy of Islamic Mysticism

X. The Persian Poets

XI. Thè Decay of Sufism

XII. Epilogue

NOTES

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486419589
Author:
Arberry, A. J. Jarthur John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Arberry, A. J.
Author:
Arberry, Arthur John
Author:
Arberry, A. J. Jarthur John
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Islam - Sufi
Subject:
Religious
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
00-07
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.36 lb

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