Sufism

A Beginner's Guide
Product Number: EB00664697
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781780740522
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Description

William C. Chittick, the leading scholar in the field, offers a compelling insight into the origins, context, and key themes of this fascinating movement. After a general overview of the tradition, he draws upon the words of some of the greatest Sufi writers - among them Ibn Arabi, Baha Walad and Rumi himself - to give a fresh and revealing perspective on the teachings and beliefs of Sufism and its proponents. Covering everything from the history and growth of Sufism to its place in the modern world, this sympathetic book will be appreciated by anyone interested in Sufism, from complete beginners to students, scholars and experts alike.

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Author(s): William C. Chittick
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2007

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