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Sufism for non-sufis? : Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh al-Sakandarî's Tâj al-'arûs

Author: Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh; Sherman A Jackson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Sherman Jackson offers a translation and analysis of Ibn 'Ata' Allah al-Sakandari's 'Taj al-'Arus', a work on spiritual education steeped in the classical Sufi tradition. Written in classical aphoristic style, the text is a treasure trove of spiritual wisdom and self-refinement.
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Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, d. 1309.
Sufism for non-sufis?
Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2012
(DLC) 2011032655
(OCoLC)745428811
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh; Sherman A Jackson
ISBN: 9780199873685 0199873682
OCLC Number: 794003792
Language Note: Translated from Arabic.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
The bride-groom's crown : containing instructions on refining the self / Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh al-Sakandarî
Other Titles: Tāj al-ʻarūs al-ḥāwī li-tahdhīb al-nufūs.
Ibn ʻAṭāʼ Allāh al-Sakandarî's Tâj al-'arûs
Responsibility: [translated by] Sherman A. Jackson.
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[P]rovides both the liveliest and most meticulous introduction to Sufism for the non-Sufi. Jackson's introduction to his translation is a model of its kind, at once scholarly and engaging. Eric Read more...

 
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