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  • Western Sufismby Mark Sedgwick

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In this book, Mark Sedgwick shows that Western Sufism is not a recent phenomenon of the "new age" but rather is rooted in a series of intercultural transfers between the Muslim world and the West starting in the Middle Ages, and in centuries of later Western intellectual history. more...

  • Modern Muslimsby Steve Howard

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Steve Howard departed for the Sudan in the early 1980s as an American graduate student beginning a three-year journey in which he would join and live with the Republican Brotherhood, the Sufi Muslim group led by the visionary Mahmoud Mohamed Taha. more...

  • Love is a Strangerby Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi; Kabir Helminski

    Shambhala 2016; US$ 11.99

    "Love is a stranger and speaks a strange language," wrote Rumi, one of the world's most beloved mystical poets. His poems of spiritual love still speak directly to our hearts after more than seven hundred years. These classic selections contemplate separation and longing, intoxication and bliss, union and transcendence. more...

  • Practicing Sufismby Abdelmajid Hannoum

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Islam in Africa is deeply connected with Sufism, and the history of Islam is in a significant way a history of Sufism. Yet even within this continent, the practice and role of Sufism varies across the regions. This interdisciplinary volume brings together histories and experiences of Sufism in various parts of Africa, offering case studies on... more...

  • Love's Subtle Magicby Aditya Behl; Wendy Doniger

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    The encounter between Muslim and Hindu remains one of the defining issues of South Asian society today. This encounter began as early as the 8th century, and the first Muslim kingdom in India would be established at the end of the 12th century. This powerful kingdom, the Sultanate of Delhi, eventually reduced to vassalage almost every independent kingdom... more...

  • The Wisdom of the Sufisby Kenneth Cragg

    Axios Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    In his introduction to the anthology The Wisdom of the Sufis, Kenneth Cragg offers the Western reader valuable insight into the religion and richly poetic literature of the Middle East, and the esoteric, deeply experiential inner tradition of Islam. Bishop Cragg's selections of prayers and legends concern the task, search, and goal of the Sufi mystic-the... more...

  • Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relationsby Yafiah Katherine Randall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In Israel there are Jews and Muslims who practice Sufism together. The Sufi? activities that they take part in together create pathways of engagement between two faith traditions in a geographical area beset by conflict. Sufism and Jewish Muslim Relations investigates this practice of Sufism among Jews and Muslims in Israel and examines their potential... more...

  • Ibn al-'Arab? and Islamic Intellectual Cultureby Caner K Dagli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ibn al-'Arab? (d. 1240) was one of the towering figures of Islamic intellectual history, and among Sufis still bears the title of al-shaykh al-akbar , or "the greatest master." Ibn al-'Arab? and Islamic Intellectual Culture traces the history of the concept of "oneness of being" ( wahdat al-wuj?d ) in the school of Ibn al- 'Arab?, in order to... more...

  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianityby Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the thirteenth century, while also extending his impact... more...

  • A Treasury of Sufi Wisdomby Peter Samsel; Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    World Wisdom 2015; US$ 9.99

    Far from the negative portrayal of Islam in the news headlines lies the spiritual path of Sufism. At the very heart of Islam, Sufism focuses on returning humanity to unity with God, and is rooted in the ideas of peace, love, beauty, and wisdom. These selections of nearly 400 short sayings from over 100 great Sufi masters covers the entire 1,400 years... more...