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The Elephant in the dark, and other writings on the diffusion of Sufi ideas in the West

Author: Idries Shah; Leonard Lewin
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Elephant in the dark, and other writings on the diffusion of Sufi ideas in the West.
New York : E.P. Dutton, 1976
(OCoLC)564973665
Online version:
Elephant in the dark, and other writings on the diffusion of Sufi ideas in the West.
New York : E.P. Dutton, 1976
(OCoLC)608679562
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Idries Shah; Leonard Lewin
ISBN: 0525473726 9780525473725
OCLC Number: 1818560
Notes: First ed. published in 1972 under title: The diffusion of Sufi ideas in the West.
Description: vi, 154 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Christianity, Islam and the Sufis: Shah, I. The elephant in the dark. Sanchez, I. Christian mysticism and the Sufis.--Sufi study material: Sufi Abdul-Hamid First statement. Shah I. The teaching story.--On Idries Shah and contemporary Sufism: Lessing, D. An ancient way to new freedom. Courtland, L.F.A visit to Idries Shah. Williams, P. An interview with Idries Shah.--On the diffusion of Sufi ideas in the West. Foster, W. Sufi studies today. Imdad Hussein Sheikh el-Qadiri. Sufi thought. A session with a Western Sufi.
Responsibility: by Idries Shah and others ; Leonard Lewin, editor.
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