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Merton & Sufism: The Untold Story/ A Complete Compendium

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This comprehensive collection includes essays by scholars, Merton's own Sufi poems, book reviews of Sufi texts, as well as edited transcriptions of his lectures on Sufism.

Table of Contents

Preface: What attracted Merton to Sufism / Seyyed Hossein Nasr — Dramatis personae — Introduction: Sufism: name and reality / William C. Chittick — Merton's reflections on Sufism / Burton B. Thurston — Thomas Merton's interest in Islam: the example of Dhikr / Bonnie Thurston — Merton, Massignon, and the challenge of Islam / Sidney H. Griffith — A treatise on the heart / Muhammad ibn 'Ali al-Hakãim al-Tirmidhãi, translated by Nicholas Heer — Islamic themes in Merton's poetry / Erlinda G. Paguio — "As one spiritual man to another": the Merton-Abdul Aziz correspondence / Sidney H. Griffith --Merton's Sufi lectures to Cistercian novices, 1966-68 / Bernadette Dieker — Thomas Merton and a Sufi saint / Gray Henry — The visit of Sidi Abdeslam to Gethsemani / Nicole Abadie Khadidja Benaissa — Merton, Marco Pallis and the Traditionalists / Rob Baker — Final integration: toward a "Monastic Therapy" / Thomas Merton.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781887752077
Editor:
Henry, Gray; Baker, Rob
Editor:
Baker, Robert
Editor:
Baker, Robert
Editor:
Baker, Rob; Henry, Gray
Editor:
Henry, Gray
Author:
Henry, Gray
Author:
Baker, Rob
Author:
Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Author:
Chittick, William C.
Publisher:
Fons Vitae
Location:
Louisville, KY :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufi
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Fons Vitae Thomas Merton series
Series Volume:
106-254
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.06 in 1.16 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Islam » Sufism
Religion » Western Religions » Merton
Religion » Western Religions » Mysticism

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