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- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available
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,... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
Qu?est-ce que le soufisme ? « C?est que Dieu te fasse mourir à toi-même afin de te ressusciter en Lui », répondait l?un de ses maîtres, Junayd? Les soufis, mystiques de l?islam, regroupés autour de cheikhs au sein de multiples confréries, cherchent l?union avec Dieu. Souvent poètes ou musiciens, ils privilégient l?expérience directe du divin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The book explains Sadr??s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadr??s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadr? shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and how it is a natural stage of the evolution of each individual... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Thirteenth-century Sufi poet, mystic, and legal scholar Muhyi al-Din ibn al-'Arabi gave deep and sustained attention to gender as integral to questions of human existence and moral personhood. Reading his works through a critical feminist lens, Sa'diyya Shaikh opens fertile spaces in which new and creative encounters with gender justice in Islam can... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 29.99
Islam is often described as abstract, ascetic, and uniquely disengaged from the human body. Scott Kugle refutes this assertion in the first full study of Islamic mysticism as it relates to the human body. Examining Sufi conceptions of the body in religious writings from the late fifteenth through the nineteenth century, Kugle demonstrates that literature... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2010; Not Available
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'bâniyye branch, whose range extended throughout the Empire at the... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 3.99
The Lost Words of the Sufi Master and Father of Rumi Bahauddin, Rumi's father, was not only a major force in the development of Islamic spirituality, but also a deeply influential force in his son's life. In this, the first ever substantial English version of a wonderful but virtually unknown book, Bahauddin proves to be a daring, spiritual genius.... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2005; US$ 1.99
Insight into Life is the real religion, which alone can help man to understand Life.' Hazrat Inayat Khan The Sufis have been using carefully constructed stories for teaching purposes for thousands of years. Though on the surface these often appear to be little more than fairy or folk tales, the Sufis hold that they enshrine - in their charac... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
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 2011; US$ 6.99
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...