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Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light: Wang Tai-Yu's Great Learning of the Pure and Real and Liu Chih's Displaying the Concealment of the R

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Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light investigates, for the first time in a Western language, the manner in which the Muslim scholars of China adapted the Chinese tradition to their own needs during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The book surveys the 1400-year history of Islam in China and explores why the four books translated from Islamic languages into Chinese before the twentieth century were all Persian Sufi texts. The author also looks carefully at the two most important Muslim authors of books in the Chinese language, Wang Tai-yu and Liu Chih. Murata shows how they assimilated Confucian social teachings and Neo-Confucian metaphysics, as well as Buddhism and Taoism, into Islamic thought.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and indexes.

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ISBN:
9780791446386
Translator:
Chittick, William C.
Foreword:
Weiming, Tu
Translator:
Chittick, William C.
Foreword by:
Weiming, Tu
Foreword:
Weiming, Tu
Author:
Murata, Sachiko
Author:
Wang, Daiyu
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Location:
Albany, NY
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufi
Subject:
Sufism -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Islam -- China.
Series Volume:
2451
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.76x5.66x.34 in. .77 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light investigates, for the first time in a Western language, the manner in which the Muslim scholars of China adapted the Chinese tradition to their own needs during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The book surveys the 1400-year history of Islam in China and explores why the four books translated from Islamic languages into Chinese before the twentieth century were all Persian Sufi texts. The author also looks carefully at the two most important Muslim authors of books in the Chinese language, Wang Tai-yu and Liu Chih. Murata shows how they assimilated Confucian social teachings and Neo-Confucian metaphysics, as well as Buddhism and Taoism, into Islamic thought.
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