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Sufism in an Age of Transition

'umar Al-suhrawardi and the Rise of the Islamic Mystical Brotherhoods (Islamic History and Civilization)

Erik Ohlander

Although the early thirteenth century was a critical period in the development of Sufism, it has received little scholarly attention. Based on heretofore unexplored sources, this book examines a pivotal figure from this period: the scholar, mystic, statesman, and eponym of one of the earliest ar qa lineages, Umar al-Suhraward . In situating Suhrawa...
Publish Date
2008
February 15
ISBN
9789004163553
Recommendations
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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