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Sufi martyrs of love : the Chishti Order in South Asia and beyond

Author: Carl W Ernst; Bruce B Lawrence
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sufi Martyrs of Love offers a critical perspective on Western attitudes towards Islam and Sufism, clarifying its contemporary importance, both in the West and in traditional Sufi homelands.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl W Ernst; Bruce B Lawrence
ISBN: 1403960267 1403960275 9781403960269 9781403960276
OCLC Number: 123156188
Description: xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. What is a Sufi Order? --
2. The Core Chishti Practices --
3. The Art of Ancestry --
4. The Chishti Masters --
5. Major Chishti Shrines --
6. Colonial Chishtis --
7. Modern Day Chishtis --
App. The Earliest Chishti Masters: Anniversaries and Select Biographies --
Bibliography on the Chishtiyya: European Language Sources --
Select Bibliography on the Chishtiyya: Persian and Urdu Sources.
Responsibility: Carl W. Ernst, Bruce B. Lawrence.
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'...an exemplary study...a wonderful introduction to the Chishiyya of South Asia and to issues of method and form in the history of South Asian religions.' - Samira Sheikh, The Indian Economic and Read more...

 
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