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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume, extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often characterized solely as a Sufi saint, his thought and teachings were of a much... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 22.95
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen Amazing Things Will Happen offers straightforward advice that can be put into action to improve your life. Through personal anecdotes from the author's life, and interviews of successful individuals across several industries, this book demonstrates how to achieve success, in all aspects of life,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
The shrine complexes examined in this book were established as independent institutions in medieval Anatolia and became the primary centres of the Bektashi order of dervishes in the classical Ottoman period. Based on a thorough examination of the buildings, their inscriptions, archival documents, and Bektashi hagiographies, this book uncovers the particular... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 10.19
A great Sufi leader, an accomplished Maliki scholar, a poet and an erudite, spirited writer, the late al-Shaykh Abd al-Mahmud al-Hafyan of Tabat (1919-1973), author of "The Bequest" (Al-Wasiyya), left a great legacy of scholarly works in all fields of the traditional Islamic sciences. Yet although his contributions to the science of the sharia are... more...
- Anqa Publishing 2007; US$ 37.95
Investigating Sufi-inspired spirituality in the modern world, this interdisciplinary text combines cultural study with solid data to provide a comprehensive study on how the teachings of Ibn Arabi have been adopted and adapted by Muslims and non-Muslims. This book explores Beshara's emergence and evolution, its approach to spiritual education, the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
? The New Yorker ?Offers a very persuasive argument for the best way to counter jihadism.? ? The Washington Post ?[Reza] Aslan dissects a complex subject (terrorism and globalization) and distills it with a mix of narrative writing, personal anecdotes, reportage and historical analysis.? ? San Francisco Chronicle ?Aslan is not only a perspicuous,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This book is a study of the major works of Sufi historiography, which takes the form of collections of biographies. It provides a literary context in which one can appreciate fully the theological significance and historical value of Sufi biographies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
In the medieval period, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (the mawlid) was celebrated in popular narratives and ceremonies that expressed the religious agendas and aspirations of ordinary Muslims, including women. This book examines the Mawlid from its origins to the present day and provides a new insight into how an aspect of everyday Islamic... more...