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Thirty-five years after its original publication, this book still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism. This edition brings to a new generation of readers Annemarie Schimmel's historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism, from its beginnings through the nineteenth century. In the foreword, Carl Ernst comments on the continuing vitality of Schimmel's book and the advances in the study of Sufism since the work first appeared.

About the Author

Annemarie Schimmel (1922-2003) was a renowned German scholar of Islam and author of eighty books, including And Muhammad Is His Messenger: The Veneration of the Prophet in Islamic Piety and A Two-Colored Brocade: The Imagery of Persian Poetry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807899762
Author:
Schimmel, Annemarie
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Author:
Ernst, Carl W.
Author:
st, Carl W.
Author:
Ern
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
muslim religion
Subject:
sufi
Subject:
Koran
Subject:
Islamic Studies
Subject:
Annemarie Schimmel
Subject:
Islamic mysticism
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
Islamic mystic
Subject:
ism
Subject:
Mus.
Subject:
lim religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 illus.
Pages:
527
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

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