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Sufism

A New History of Islamic Mysticism

Alexander Knysh

A pathbreaking history of Sufism, from the earliest centuries of Islam to the presentAfter centuries as the most important ascetic-mystical strand of Islam, Sufism saw a sharp decline in the twentieth century, only to experience a stunning revival in recent decades. In this comprehensive new history of Sufism from the earliest centuries of Islam to...
Publish Date
2019
March 19
First Published in 2017
Goodreads rating
3.83
ISBN
9780691191621
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 19, 2020
@shahanSean Franklin Lewis, Rumi Past & present; A Knysh, Sufism A new history; Cyrus Ali Zargar, Sufi Aesthetics; Erik Ohlander, Sufism in an Age of Transition; John Walbridge, Wisdom of the Mystic East; Juan Cole, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (historical essay) Carl Ernst, Omid Safi      source