Mystical Dimensions of Islam

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2011 - 512 pagina's
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Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam 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 his
 

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Absolutely essential for anyone who wants a genuine idea about Sufi history and practice. This is the book I would put into someone's hands if they were to ask me, "What's the one book I should read to get my head wrapped around Sufism." Volledige review lezen

Inhoudsopgave

1 WHAT IS SUFISM?
3
2 HISTORICAL OUTLINES OF CLASSICAL SUFISM
23
3 THE PATH
98
4 MAN AND HIS PERFECTION
187
5 SUFI ORDERS AND FRATERNITIES
228
6 THEOSOPHICAL SUFISM
259
PERSIAN AND TURKISH MYSTICAL POETRY
287
8 SUFISM IN INDOPAKISTAN
344
APPENDIX 1 Letter Symbolism in Sufi Literature
411
APPENDIX 2 The Feminine Element in Sufism
426
BIBLIOGRAPHY
437
ADDENDUM TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY
469
INDEX OF KORANIC QUOTATIONS
475
INDEX OF PROPHETIC TRADITIONS
477
INDEX OF NAMES AND PLACES
479
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
497

9 EPILOGUE
403

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Over de auteur (2011)

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.

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