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Jihad of the pen : the Sufi literature of West Africa

Author: Rudolph T Ware; Zachary Valentine Wright; Amir Syed
Publisher: Cairo : The American University in Cairo Press, [2018]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph T Ware; Zachary Valentine Wright; Amir Syed
ISBN: 9774168631 9789774168635
OCLC Number: 1008986170
Description: viii, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Note on TranslationIntroduction: Zachary Wright Four Saintly BiographiesIslamic Intellectual Production in West AfricaIslamic Law in West AfricaPhilosophy and MetaphysicsWomen Scholars of West AfricaStructure of the BookShaykh ?Uthman b. Fudi: Rudolph Ware, with translations by Aisha Bewley and Muhammad Shareef Roots of the Religion (Kitab usul al-din)Sciences of Behavior (?Ulum al-mu?amala)Book of Distinction (Kitab al-tafriqa)Shaykh ?Umar al-Futi Tal: Amir SyedReminder for the Seekers (Tadhkirat al-mustarshidin)Lances of the Party of the Merciful (Rimah hizb al-Rahim)Vessel of Happiness (Safinat al-sa?ada)Shaykh A?mad Bamba Mbacke: Rudolph WareThe Valiant One (al-Sandid)Pathways to Paradise (Manasalik al-jinan)Gifts of the Benefactor (Mawahib al-Nafi?)Shaykh Ibrahim ?Abdallah Niasse: Zachary WrightThe Spirit of Etiquette (Ruh al-adab)The Removal of Confusion (Kashif al-ilbas) The Jeweled Letters (Jawahir al-rasa?il)Poetry for the Prophet (from Diwawin al-sitt)Conclusion: Rudolph Ware
Responsibility: Rudolph Ware, Zachary Wright, Amir Syed.


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