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- 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...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 18.99
The foremost U.S. authority on Islam and, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses today?s hot button issues?including holy wars, women?s rights, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the future of Moslems in the Middle East?in this groundbreaking discussion of the fastest-growing religion in the world. One of the great scholars in the modern Islamic intellectual... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 45.00
Women have traditionally played a vital part in Islam throughout Central Asia - the vast area from the Caspian Sea to Siberia. With this ground-breaking and original study, Razia Sultanova examines the experiences of Muslim women in the region and the ways in which religion has shaped their daily lives and continues to do so today. 'From Shamanism... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The world's leading Islamicist offers a concise introduction to this rich and diverse tradition of 1.2 billion adherents. In this informative and clear introduction to the world of Islam, Seyyed Hossein Nasr explores the following topics in depth: ?What Is Islam? ?The Doctrines and Beliefs of Islam ?Islamic Practices and Institutions ... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
The first full-length volume of Rumi?s cherished verse by bestselling poet Daniel Ladinsky Renowned for his poignant renderings of Hafiz?s mystical texts, Daniel Ladinsky captures the beauty, intimacy, and musicality of another of Islam?s most beloved poets and spiritual thinkers. In collaboration here with Nancy Owen Barton, and with learned... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 104.00
How did medieval Sufis express their system of everyday morality? Sufism attracts much attention in the West, yet its ethical dimension is often overlooked. Jawanmardi--a key element of Persian Sufism--was the ethic that encouraged the Sufi to put others before himself and to overlook the sins committed by others, representing a humane and liberal... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and collective memory to the study of Islam and globalization and to the study of the place of the mass media in the contemporary Islamic resurgence. It explores the annulment of spatial and temporal distance by globalization and by the communications revolution underlying it, and how this... more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2000; US$ 15.99
Many consider Mastery Through Accomplishment to be the most practical place to begin working with the teachings of Inayat Khan. Accomplishment in worldly affairs is not viewed as a hindrance on the spiritual path, but is seen as the means of developing the ability to achieve what one wishes, and ultimately to achieve the purpose of one's life more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.99
Sufi Meditation and Contemplationoffers fresh translations of three classic Sufi texts from Mughal India: The Alms Bowl of Shaykh Kalimullah Shajehanabadi,The Compass of Truth by Dara Shikoh, and Treatise on the Human Body attributed to Mu'in al-Din Chishti.These texts elucidate meditation practices and the resulting effects. All three come from... more...