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- Anqa Publishing 2014; US$ 21.99
Ibn al-'Arabi and the Sufis is a fascinating and groundbreaking analysis of the extent to which various major Sufi figures contributed to the mystical philosophy of Ibn al-'Arabi. While recent scholarship has tended to concentrate on his teachings and life, little attention has been paid to the influences on his thought. Each chapter is dedicated... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
Pico Iyer?s intoxicating new novel is at once a stylish intellectual mystery and a pulse-quickening love story?the love in question being at once sacred and profane. John Macmillan, a classically reticent Englishman who has moved to California to study the poems of the Sufi mystic Rumi, unexpectedly becomes involved in two equally absorbing quests.... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 40.00
This distinctive comparison of Islamic and Christian mysticism focuses on the mystic journey in the two faith traditions - the journey which every believer must make and which leads to the Divine.The author clears away misconceptions and highlights similarities and differences in the thought and lives of six key mystics: Al-Kalabadhi, Al-Daylami, Al-Qushayri,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 120.00
One of more poorly understood aspects of the history of the Ottoman Empire has been the flourishing of Sufi mysticism under its auspices. This study tracks the evolution of the Halveti order from its modest origins in medieval Azerbaijan to the emergence of its influential Sa'baniyye branch, whose range extended throughout the Empire at the height... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.95
A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...
- World Wisdom 2008; US$ 9.99
Behind the clamorous headlines of militant and political Islam lies a more serene and cultivated form of traditional Islam. Jean-Louis Michon, a UNESCO advisor tasked with preserving the architectural and artistic heritage of Islam, unveils this lesser-known dimension of the world's second largest religion. more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2011; US$ 13.99
The Hand of Poetry offers entrance into the world of beauty and truth. Seven lectures on Persian poets and poetry given by Hazrat Inayat Khan are followed by fresh translations from the poert Coleman Barks. The greatest poets of Persia ? Sanai, Attar, Rumi, Saadi, and Hafiz ? are brought to life for new generation of readers. more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95
Discover moving meditation with one of today's top-selling poets. Rumi was a 13th-century Sufi theologian and poet who spoke of love, unity with God, and spiritual growth. Rumi and his followers, known as the Whirling Dervishes, employed music, poetry, and dance to become closer to God. This guide brings the unique practice of moving meditation... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1974; US$ 14.00
Rumi, who wrote and preached in Persia during the thirteenth century, was inspired by a wandering mystic, or dervish, named Shams al-Din. Rumi's vast body of poetry includes a lengthy poem of religious mysticism, the Mathnavi, and more than three thousand lyrics and odes. A.J. Arberry, who selected four hundred of the lyrics for translation, calls... more...