The Heritage of Sufism: Classical Persian Sufism from Its Origins to Rumi (700-1300) v.1 (Paperback)Leonard Lewisohn (editor)
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The first volume in a three-volume set, this is a study of the rise of Persian Sufi spirituality and literature in Islam during the first six Muslim centuries. This collection of 24 essays covers the key achievements of the Muslim intellectual and cultural tradition in history, mysticism, philosophy and poetry. It demonstrates the positive role played by Sufi thinkers during this period. The subjects covered include: Sufi masters and schools; literature and poetry; spiritual chivalry; divine love; Persian Sufi literature - Rumi and 'Attar.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 708
Weight: 886 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 39 mm