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Early Islamic mysticism : Sufi, Qurʼan, Miraj, poetic and theological writings

Author: translated, edited and with an introduction by Michael A. Sells ; preface by Carl W. Ernst. ; ; Michael Anthony Sells; Carl W Ernst
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©1996.
Series: Classics of Western spirituality, #86.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume makes available and accessible the writings of the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism during which Sufism developed as one of the world's major mystical traditions. The texts are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Quelle
Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Early Islamic mysticism.
New York : Paulist Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604182513
Online version:
Early Islamic mysticism.
New York : Paulist Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)608407763
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: translated, edited and with an introduction by Michael A. Sells ; preface by Carl W. Ernst. ; ; Michael Anthony Sells; Carl W Ernst
ISBN: 0809104776 9780809104772 0809136198 9780809136193
OCLC Number: 33947675
Description: xi, 398 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Spirituality and embodiment in Islam --
Four phases of Islamic spirituality --
The Qurʼan --
The Miʻraj : sacred cosmology and mystical orientation --
The Beloved : poetic dimensions of Islamic spirituality --
The Qurʼanic commentary attributed to Jʻafar as-Sadiq (the sixth Imam) --
Sahl at-Tustari (from the Interpretaion of the Majestic Qurʼan) --
Interpreting mystical expressions from the Treatise / Qushayri --
Her words and life in ʻAtar's Memorial of the Friends of God / Rabiʻa --
Moral psychology / Muhasibi --
The seven stations from The Book of Flashes (Kitāb al-Lumaʻ) / Sarraj --
Sarraj on Bistami's Mystical Utterances from The Book of Flashes (Kitāb al-Lumaʻ) / Bistami --
The other Bistami : The Biographies of Sulami and Qushayri / Bistami --
The Miʻraj of Bistami / Bistami --
On the Affirmation of Unity (Tawḥīd) / Junayd --
On Annihilation (Fanāʼ) / Junayd --
Iblis as Tragic Lover (The ṬāSīn of Before-Time and Ambiguity) / Hallaj --
Who are You and Who Am I? from the Book of Standings (Kitāb al-Mawāqif) / Niffari --
"If They Only Knew" from the Diwan Attributed to al-Hallaj --
Scholastic Theology (Kalām) on Unity and Justice.
Series Title: Classics of Western spirituality, #86.
Responsibility: translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael A. Sells ; preface by Carl W. Ernst.

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